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Global Trends Review, April 21 – May 04, 2014: Nordic sawmillers report positive Q1 2014; importers of Asian plywood switch to break bulk shipments

10 May 2014 ` 13:13  
Scandinavian sawn timber producers report a good start of 2014 due to improved market demand and better prices on major markets, TTJ said. Moelven’s pre-tax profits in Q1 2014 were NOK 32.9 million (€4 million), compared to NOK...

Timber exports from Russia to China through Suifenhe sharply increased in Q1

25 April 2014 ` 14:02  
In January-March 2014, a sharp increase was registered in the imports of wood from Russia through the border town of Suifenhe (Heilongjiang province), as Xinhua agency reported. Deliveries of roundwood increased by 38% year-on-year up to 990 thousand...

Global Trends Review, April 07-20, 2014: raw wood concerns around the world; lumber production in Finland predicted to grow 2% in 2014

24 April 2014 ` 21:01  
According to the latest Eurostat figures quoted by Fordaq, in 2013 not only the sawmills from Europe made their presence obvious on the Chinese market, but also EU’s softwood log exporters more than tripled their deliveries compared to...

Global Trends Review, March 24 – April 06, 2014: The year in Europe starts with growing construction; China bans logging in Heilongjiang

14 April 2014 ` 19:58  
In January 2014 compared with January 2013, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 8.8% in the euro area (EU18) and by 7.3% in the EU28, as Fordaq said quoting Eurostat. The highest increases in production...

Far Eastern timber producers ask Vanino port to raise quotas for timber cargoes

26 March 2014 ` 22:46  
Timber companies of the Russian Far East were not ready to change logistics centre after the change of ownership at Vanino port, as Far Eastern newspaper Zolotoy Rog reported. The Chairman of Dalexportles association, General Director of Smena...

Global Trends Review, March 10-23, 2014: CLT and other engineered products are conquering new markets

26 March 2014 ` 22:32  
Idaho Forest Group (US) and Johann Offner Group (Austria) have announced plans to introduce CLT technology to the United States together, Holzkurier reported. The new company will primarily market a product known in German-speaking countries as KLH, a...

Dissolving pulp and second-generation biofuel: Solombalales presented an innovative investment project

15 March 2014 ` 00:04  
Solombalales company presented its investment project at the session of the Russian Chamber of Commerce. Chairman of the Council on strategic development of Solombalales Nikolai Lvov noted that the project is in the stage of concept development and...

Base prices for Russian softwood timber in Europe in 2013

2 March 2014 ` 18:10  
Exports of softwood timber from Russia to Europe amounted to 4.36 million m3 in 2013. The countries of Baltic region and North Sea constitute the major market there, the largest importers being Finland, Germany, Estonia, France, UK, and...

Investlesprom completed modernization at Sokolsky DOK worth €14.6 million

2 March 2014 ` 18:36  
Russian timber industry holding Investlesprom has completed its investment project to build the further processing capacities at Sokolsky DOK in the Vologda region. Investments totalled at RUR 725 million (€14.6 million). The technological chain was updated almost completely:...

Global Trends Review, February 10-23, 2014: EU timber consumption slowly rising; Japanese timber demand prospects are unclear

2 March 2014 ` 17:39  
Consumption of softwood lumber in Europe is slowly increasing from a very low level, according to Fordaq which quotes study by International Forest Industries (IFI) published at woodnet.se. The sharp decline by 32% in past years was mainly...

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...

In 2013, DAF prices of Russian timber in China decreased

16 January 2014 ` 03:08  
During eleven months of 2013, average export prices for timber shipments from Russia to China at various shipping points were in the range of $77- $165 per m3 on DAF conditions. The average price of pine lumber on...