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EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

West Fraser to curtail production at 4 sawmills in BC

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend trade tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days [...]

Austria: Prices for wood pellets in November 2018

In November, the end-user price for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Austria increased slightly compared to October.   [...]

New torrefied wood pellet plant in Estonia

  Baltania OÜ has awarded Pöyry with an assignment for Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for [...]
December 5, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Rougier Group sells Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French company

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]

US softwood lumber prices continue to move up

Framing lumber prices in the US carried some upward momentum in mid-November, and the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite [...]