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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...