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U.S. removes Chinese furniture from planned 10% tariffs

    The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture  from its next rounds of 10 [...]

Belarus to start producing wood pellets

  A program to build six pellet plants in Belarus is being implemented. All of them will be operational [...]
August 22, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

British Columbia’s softwood lumber shipments to US down by 25%

The value of B.C. softwood shipments into the United States has plunged 25 per cent as American duties and [...]

Rising pellet prices in Germany

The August pellet price in Germany has increased compared to the previous month. It rose slightly by 0.8 percent [...]

Sweden: Derome acquires construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Conifex forecasts further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.    The company incurred [...]

Russia threatens to ban timber exports to China due to illegal logging issues

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Finnish Polkky Group to build 100,000 m3/year planing sawmill

    Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The [...]

Reduced panel production causes prices to rise in China

    In order to improve air quality and the environment producers of woodbased panels in many cities [...]

Hardwood industry in US seeks opportunities in the India

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]