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Global timber market review #18-2016

17 October 2016 ` 18:08  
- Austria-based timber group Binderholz is positioning itself to make greater inroads in the UK’s sawn and planed softwood market following the formation of a new UK division, TTJ reported. The company is looking to sell the products...

Global timber market review #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:37  
- The global engineered wood products market will be driven by demand for cost-effective and environmentally friendly wood products all through 2020 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 26%, as said in the report prepared...

Global timber market review #13-2016

21 July 2016 ` 21:55  
- China Wood Importers Committee organized a delegation of wood importers to mid-west China to visit ports and manufacturers. The steady development of the economy in mid-western cities in China and the possibility of supply shortage after the...

Global timber market review #1-2016

7 February 2016 ` 19:33  
- UK’s forestry, wood and wood products sector is picking up after five years of low demand and little expansion, according to the UK Timber Trade Federation Statistical Review. A 10% rise in UK timber and panel products...

Global timber market review #21-2015

27 November 2015 ` 18:17  
- Södra Wood is going to open sales offices and subsidiaries in the US and China. The Chinese office will be headquartered in Shanghai, the American one – in the southeastern part of the country. - Swedish family-run...

Global timber market review #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:46  
- After adjusting production at its spruce sawmills in Finland, Metsä Wood will start statutory employee negotiations to adjust also pine lumber production due to oversupply and price competition. - European lumber exports to Japan in the first...

Global timber market review #17-2015

14 September 2015 ` 22:38  
– According to a representative from one of the main redwood markets in Beijing, some 12 stores selling redwood products have closed and only 2 remained open as of the end of July. The future for solid wood...

Global timber market review #14-2015

30 July 2015 ` 15:38  
– Norwegian wood-products company Moelven will shut down Nössemark Trä AB sawmill in Sweden, Fordaq says quoting Sverige Radio. Moelven’s CEO, Erik Sjölund, hopes that a new owner could be found. – China’s Customs has reported that timber...

Global timber market review #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:42  
- On the background of oil prices being misbalanced, Canadian forestry is flourishing. - In 2014, British Columbia’s softwood lumber exports to China have fallen for the first time in nearly a decade. - The forest business in...

Global Trends Review, November 17-30, 2014: North America waits for housing recovery; EU architects presented construction outlook

8 December 2014 ` 19:50  
A slower than forecast recovery in the North American housing sector continued to dampen earnings among some of the continent’s largest timber producers, TTJ reported. Weyerhaeuser’s wood products division expected earnings to fall towards the end of the...

Global Trends Review, August 25 – September 07, 2014: Heavy fall of Japanese timber imports registered in Q2 2014; one more large EU pellet supplier will appear in the US

12 September 2014 ` 14:50  
In the first half-year, Austria exported 3% less laminated wood products, which is 566,000 m3, Holzkurier reported. This decrease is primarily due to heavy losses in Japan. Exports to the Far Eastern market plunged by 38% to 80,500...

Global Trends Review, June 02-15, 2014: large M&A deals in the Baltics; EU parquet trends in Q1

20 June 2014 ` 11:07  
On 10 June 2014, Metsä Group agreed to sell its Estonian subsidiary Metsä Wood Eesti AS to the local company Combimill OÜ. Simultaneously with the transaction, the parties have agreed on commercial cooperation in raw material procurement as...