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Tag: OSB

Largest OSB importers into Russia in 2013

26 July 2014 ` 14:38  
In this table, the largest OSB importers into Russia in 2013 are shown. Source: Customs data, WhatWood. More on the matter in the Russian OSB market review. Company Volume, thousand m3 Value, thousand USD Kronospan LLC 78.8 25917.0...

WhatWood: On the Russian OSB market, DOK Kalevala competes in the middle-price segment with Egger

10 June 2014 ` 02:18  
The growth of OSB imports from Romania into Russia last year occurred due to the increase of capacities at the mills of Egger and Kronospan. The latter completed an investment project in September 2013 worth EUR 40 million...

Global Trends Review, February 24 – March 09, 2014: China boosts investments into foreign timber processing; Moody’s anticipates pulp price decline

13 March 2014 ` 16:44  
Chinese timber enterprises are rapidly increasing foreign investments. Around $1.3 billion has been already allocated in some 20 countries, mainly for logging and primary processing, but with growing interest in wood product manufacturing, as ITTO reported. Recently, both...

Global Trends Review, January 27 – February 09, 2014: OSB demand booming in UK, but probably at risk in Central Europe

12 February 2014 ` 02:59  
Canadian Norbord company is going to expand its Inverness OSB mill in UK in order to meet an anticipated 50% increase in OSB consumption during the next decade, TTJ reported. Earlier the company completed a detailed feasibility study...

Global Trends Review, January 13-26, 2014: results of 2013 for Central European sawmillers; pellet prices stable, but under pressure

3 February 2014 ` 15:45  
At the beginning of the year the average price of wood pellets in Germany has slightly decreased, as the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association (DEPV) reported. January price is €284.93/t, which is 0.2% lower than in December...

Global Trends Review, December 09-15, 2013: China creates national timber trading online system

20 December 2013 ` 12:03  
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced the establishment of a Timber and Wood Products Spot Trading Platform, ITTO reported. This trading platform will be open nationally and will provide a comprehensive timber industry service...

Global Trends Review, December 02-08, 2013: reports of UNECE, EU Flooring Association and German Pellet Institute published

13 December 2013 ` 03:53  
The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) announced that the residential construction volume in Europe is expected to fall this year before a slight increase in 2014, TTJ reported. “While a short- or mid-term recovery is unlikely in...

LesPromInform journal and Infobio agency held conferences at Woodex 2013

5 December 2013 ` 04:14  
On 27-28 November 2013, LesPromInform business journal held two conferences dedicated to the markets of OSB and new glued timber products. These events were part of the exhibition Woodex 2013. Poyry specialist Alexey Beschastnov told about the Russian...

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...

Vienna commodity exchange, North America and Russia’s OSB imports: new prices in WhatWood Weekly

22 November 2013 ` 02:01  
In #95 WhatWood Weekly, the editorial staff has expanded once again the price section, having added softwood lumber prices on the Vienna commodity exchange, average export prices of Canadian and American lumber on the markets of East Asia...

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...

OSB maker Novovyatsky ski mill sold to German company Sudheimer

8 November 2013 ` 02:53  
The German company specialized in production of automobile oils Sudheimer Car Technik Vertriebs became the new owner of Novovyatsky ski mill, reports Kirov web portal Newsler. Rumours about possible change of shareholders circulated at the end of July....