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Holzindustrie Schweighofer to build biomass plant in Germany

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to construct a biomass cogeneration plant at its site in Kodersdorf, Germany. The plant is expected to [...]

Russian lumber exports on the rise; log exports volumes descend

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

Kronospan announces plans to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]

Overview of the the current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

Finnish lumber production soared during Q3/2018

Sawmill lumber production volumes in Finland rose to 2.7 million cubic meters in July-September, up by 3.8 [...]

Swedish sawmills seek new market segment in China

    China does not have a well-developed quality system with third-party controls like the Nordic [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

EU imports of tropical sawnwood grow by 9% during Jan.-Sept. 2018

Despite a slow start to the year, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 539,000 MT in the first nine [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Norske Skog invests in doubling wood pellets capacity at facility in New Zealand

The Norske Skog group has decided to invest about A$ 7 million ($5 million) to upgrade the Nature’s Flame [...]

Softwood lumber prices in Austria go down during November

    In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only [...]

Belarus exports of lumber keep on growing in the 3Q/2018

In the third quarter of this year, Belarusian exporters sold 859,000 m³ of lumber worth US $ 93.7 million [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe