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Armstrong completes sale of its Wood Flooring division

Armstrong Flooring announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of [...]

Sawmill industry in Austria forecast at record levels in 2018

Wood processing in Austria has benefited from the vibrant construction economy at home and abroad for more than 3 years [...]

Segezha Group started wood pellet production at its new plant in Russia

Segezha Group has started in December the production of wood pellets at the company’s Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1 factory [...]

Egger Group reports major turnover increase for 2018

    The Egger Group with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (Austria) closed with a consolidated turnover [...]

The European Union calls on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood

The European Union has called on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood, as well as to [...]
December 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Japanese wood pellets imports set new record

Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase again [...]

Prices for logs in Estonia keep on growing in October 2018

    Roundwood prices in Estonia increased again in October 2018, similar to the rapid rise in prices [...]

Chinese wood products companies reroute to Vietnam as to avoid US tariffs

    The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target [...]

Global construction boom is most likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Germany rising considerably in December

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased as expected in December. The average price for a 6 tons (t [...]