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Global Trends Review, November 25 – December 01, 2013: lumber trade hindered by protectionism; CLT may add value to the European market

5 December 2013 ` 03:40  
At the Timber Market conference, organised by the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, it was reported that global timber market growth is expected in 2014, but protectionism in some markets constitutes a problem, TTJ said. Swedish exports to North...

Prosecutor General’s office to check validity of Kronospan’s chipboard mill construction in Bashkiria

21 November 2013 ` 19:50  
The General Prosecutor’s office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will check the validity of the chipboard mill construction in Bashkiria being implemented by Austrian company Kronospan. For several months in a row, local activists protest...

Global Trends Review, November 04-10, 2013: panel capacities return to market; crossfire of duties between US & China

15 November 2013 ` 01:19  
Pollmeier is expected to start up its new beech LVL factory in Germany in February 2014. The launch of sales is scheduled for March, says Holzkurier journal quoting company CEO Ralf Pollmeier. Major equipment is already installed. The...

Global Trends Review, September 09-15, 2013: bio-CHP industry spreading over Europe; bank experts predict merger of UPM & Stora Enso

18 September 2013 ` 07:22  
Fortum company opened a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the Latvian city of Jelgava. The new power plant uses biomass as fuel and will provide district heating to the residents and businesses in Jelgava as...

WhatWood: OSB imports into Russia grew despite launch of home mills

12 September 2013 ` 04:01  
Following the results of seven months of 2013, OSB imports into Russia grew 30% year-on-year to 381,300 m3, as said in the study “OSB market in Russia in 2010 – Jan-Jul 2013” published recently by the analytic department...

Krono Group, Kronospan and Sorbes fined for €42.8 million in Ukraine for price-fixing

18 July 2012 ` 16:19  
Kronospan has temporarily laid off €300 million investments into two new MDF and OSB lines in Novovolynsk, Ukraine, as Antimonopoly committee of Ukraine has decided to fine several participants of local furniture makers association, MebelDerevProm, for raw wood...