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Lumber production in Russia fell 2.6% to 10.2m m3 in the first half of 2013

24 July 2013 ` 04:14  
In the first half-year, lumber production in Russia declined by 2.6% year-on-year down to 10.2 million m3. Plywood production increased by 3.8% to 1.7 million m3, fibreboard production declined by 9.8% to 202 million nominal m2. Paper output...

Global Trends Review, July 15-21, 2013: sawmillers and pulp makers predict volatile but better market environment in the second half-year

23 July 2013 ` 05:51  
In the construction sector, seasonally adjusted production fell by 0.3% in the Eurozone and by 0.2% in the whole European Union area in May 2013, compared with the previous month, according to first estimates released by Eurostat. With...

Global Trends Review, June 17-23, 2013: Asian market drives European sawmilling, first wooden skyscraper planned to be built in Sweden

24 June 2013 ` 13:12  
Many sawmills in Northern Europe have expanded their lumber sales outside the Europe market the past few years resulting in an increase in non-European exports from 27% of total exports in 2007 to 43% in 2012, as reported...

Global Trends Review, June 10-16, 2013: lumber outlook, pellet and chip consumption surging, plastics & chemicals from wood

18 June 2013 ` 04:55  
The 35,000 members of the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) produced 75.7 million m3 of softwood lumber in 2012 – 4.5% less than the year before, Holzkurier reported. A challenging situation on the log procurement front...

Global Trends Review, June 03-09, 2013: surging lumber prices in Japan; growing export wood trade in early 2013; further shift of board & paper capacities

11 June 2013 ` 03:48  
To stop long lasting deflation, Japanese government took monetary easing policy, which depreciated yen’s exchange rate sharply in short time, ITTO reported. The yen/dollar rate was 78 last autumn, now it plunged to 102. Also the yen depreciated...

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...

Global Trends Review, April 29 – May 05, 2013: Canadian quarterly reports: NBSK up, paper down, and OSB surging

7 May 2013 ` 02:43  
Major Canadian and North-West U.S. companies posted first-quarter results last week. Mercer International Inc., operating in Canada and Germany, reported net loss of €0.4 million compared to net income of €1.2 million in 1Q 2012. Total revenues for...

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....

Russian forest industry revenue increased by 6.5% to €18.46 billion in 2012

Russian forest industry earned 733.6 billion Rubles (€18.46 billion) in 2012, which is 6.5% higher than in 2011, as said in the annual report published by WhatWood analytic department. Sales profit amounted to 52.88 billion Rubles, which is...

Ilim Group’s new PM at Koryazhma mill produced first paper

7 March 2013 ` 10:01  
Arkhangelsk, March 06. Ilim Group’s new papermaking machine at Koryazhma mill in Arkhangelsk region, built as a part of Big Koryazhma investment project, produced its first paper on March 03. During the coming weeks, Ilim Group’s specialists, supported...

Papcel to build a paper mill for Zavod Gazetnoy Bumagi in Belarus for €69 million

14 January 2013 ` 11:35  
Mogilyov, January 14. Czech equipment producer Papcel signed the biggest contract in its history with Belarusian pulp and paper concern Zavod Gazetnoy Bumagi located in Shklov (Mogilyov region) on delivery of a complex line for production of fancy...