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Global Trends Review, August 05-11, 2013: Overcapacity hinders wood-based panel industry in Europe

13 August 2013 ` 16:26  
Austrian company Egger has published its outlook on the industry quoted by Holzkurier. According to Dr. Thomas Leissing, Head of Finance, Administration and Logistics, there is worldwide growth except for Europe. However, in Northern Europe and Germany, a...

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...

Krono Group to invest into chipboard mill in Perm region

10 July 2013 ` 02:55  
Perm region authorities and Krono Group hold negotiations on chipboard mill construction, as Kommersant paper reports quoting a source in regional government. Swiss Krono Group owns one mill in Russia, Kronostar in Kostroma region which produced 537,200 m3...

Lesnoy Mir to build woodworking mill in Kaliningrad region

20 June 2013 ` 01:34  
Lesnoy Mir OJSC is going to build large woodworking mill in Kaliningrad region, as Vedomosti business paper reported. The project of constructing the mill, as well as customs & logistics terminal and warehouses, was presented on 7 June...

Global Trends Review, May 27 – June 02, 2013: Top 20 softwood lumber producers in Europe; sawlog and pulpwood price trends in Q1

4 June 2013 ` 01:38  
Sawlog prices were up in practically all regions in the 1Q/13, but they were still generally lower than they were a year ago, as reported in WRQ report by Wood Resources International. The biggest increases from the previous...

Global Trends Review, May 20-26, 2013: J-grade demand to decline slightly in Q3; high prices may cut Chinese deliveries of Canadian lumber in mid-term

28 May 2013 ` 02:34  
Weaker lumber prices may hinder any further sawmill start-ups in North America, as reported by International Wood Markets. Until prices in North America stabilize, buyers in China and Japan are likely to act defensively, buying only fill-in quantities....

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 08-14, 2013: Housing market drives capacity changes

15 April 2013 ` 23:44  
Since April 15, 2013, WhatWood launches English version of Global Trends Review, as announced earlier. Sawlog prices in Europe were generally lower in 2012 than in 2011 because of lower log demand from the sawmilling sector, as reported...

Particleboard market in Russia in 2012

14 March 2013 ` 03:09  
This infographics is a brief review of particleboard market in Russia in 2012: prices and largest producing regions. Details on the topic are available in the recent annual report of WhatWood analysts. Click on the image to enlarge it:

Sveza to launch new particleboard mill in the Urals region

7 February 2013 ` 15:36  
Moscow, February 07. The Board of directors of Sveza Group approved the project of new particleboard mill construction with rated capacity of 500,000 cu m per year. The mill will supply high-quality film-faced and raw particleboard of euro-sizes...

Krono Group, Kronospan and Sorbes fined for €42.8 million in Ukraine for price-fixing

18 July 2012 ` 16:19  
Kronospan has temporarily laid off €300 million investments into two new MDF and OSB lines in Novovolynsk, Ukraine, as Antimonopoly committee of Ukraine has decided to fine several participants of local furniture makers association, MebelDerevProm, for raw wood...