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Global Trends Review, May 13-19, 2013: OSB demand in China predicted to grow; new board capacities to appear in China and India

24 May 2013 ` 11:10  
In the latest contracts concluded with buyers in East Asia, Baltic shippers have agreed increases of €25-30/m3 on the softwood lumber prices that applied in the first quarter, EUWID Wood reported. In North Africa, prices in the hitherto...

“Forestry News”: wood pricing pecularities in Russia and Finland

21 May 2013 ` 03:31  
According to expert forecasts, reduction of customs duties within the framework of the WTO accession could lead to a more than threefold increase in the export of logs from Russia, as said in Russian Forestry News. This will...

5 ideas of Sampsa Auvinen, Norvik Timber CEO

21 May 2013 ` 02:03  
Full text of the interview with Mr. Auvinen is available in #67-68 of our Weekly. “Japan has been surprisingly good as the demand seem to continue strong. Maybe one reason is the planned increase of the VAT in...

Global Trends Review, May 06-12, 2013: OSB prices plateaued; China’s GDP slowed down

14 May 2013 ` 06:38  
The slight decline in North American OSB and softwood plywood prices seen in the first half of April has intensified in the past fortnight, EUWID Wood reported. The slump in OSB prices, in particular, is being attributed mainly...

RusForest to shift sales from Middle East to Japan and China

1 May 2013 ` 02:59  
Rusforest Group issued annual report for 2012. Company’s total turnover for 2012 amounted to SEK 564.3 million ($85.5 million) compared to SEK 409.4 million ($62 million) in 2011. These results were affected by the inclusion of income and...

Global Trends Review, April 15-21, 2013: New products for the recovering construction industry

23 April 2013 ` 15:52  
The spring forecast by the Pellervo Economic Research Institute (PTT) in Finland predicts rising softwood lumber exports and higher selling prices for 2013, EUWID Wood reported. The profitability of the Finnish sawmilling industry is expected to ameliorate generally....

Log export from Russia declined by 21% to 12.5 million cu m in 9 months of 2012 – WhatWood Analytics

29 November 2012 ` 20:43  
Moscow, November 29. Physical volume of roundwood export from Russia declined by 21% in January-September 2012 year-on-year down to 12.5 million cu m, as said in the report published by WhatWood analytic service. Export cost declined by 27.3% on-year down...

Amazar pulpmill project started with beam production

14 November 2012 ` 09:41  
Chita, November 14. Another media confirmed that first stage of Amazar pulpmill project, ‘’Polyarnaya’’, is launched in Zabaikalskiy region. It is a joint Russian-Chinese project with total investment scope of $215 million, including the infrastructure. The mill, however,...