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Germany: Stable pellet prices at the beginning of the year

20 January 2021 ` 16:56  
In January 2021, the price for wood pellets in Germany was at the usual stable level. The return to the regular VAT rate of 7% has resulted in a slight price increase. According to a survey by the...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

German pellets slightly more expensive in November 2020

18 November 2020 ` 18:44  
In November 2020, German pellets became somewhat more expensive on a national average. As the survey by the German Pellet Institute (DEPI) shows, the price for 1 t is € 229.82 if a quantity of 6 t is...

Dieffenbacher to modernise plants in Germany, Poland and Vietnam

17 November 2020 ` 17:41  
Wood-based panels manufacturing systems provider Dieffenbacher has shared details on a number of plant modernisations projects designed to help panel producers stay competitive. The Eppingen-based company said one example is the retrofitting of a steam preheater at Pfleiderer’s...

IKEA Germany sees a sharp increase in online sales

13 November 2020 ` 16:28  
IKEA Germany closed the 2020 financial year (September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020) with retail sales of € 5.325 billion, which corresponds to an increase of 0.9% compared to the previous year. Online sales amounted to €...

Germany: VDMA reports orders down 20% in Jan-Sep 2020

9 November 2020 ` 20:20  
After 10 years of growth, the sales boom for the woodworking machinery industry is coming to an end this year, said Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) in a statement. In addition to the economic slowdown already indicated in...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Germany reports record pellet production in H1 2020

3 August 2020 ` 16:06  
Despite the corona crisis, in 1H 2020, Germany produced 1.502 million tonnes of wood pellets, thus breaking a new record. The German Energy Wood and Pellet Association eV (DEPV) justifies this with the increasing demand for climate-friendly fuel...

Germany: Falling pellet prices in July 2020

22 July 2020 ` 16:10  
As expected, the second half of the year starts with low summer prices for wood pellets in Germany. The price for pellets in July currently stands at € 225.34 / t (for 6t purchases), which is 1.2% less...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...