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Global Trends Review, July 14-27, 2014: Domestic market saves glulam industry in Germany; global woodworking machinery sales fell in 2013

29 July 2014 ` 14:25  
Germany is lucky to have strong domestic sales market, which supports the laminated timber industry, as Holzkurier journal noted in an article. Austria, unlike Germany, has to export to the sharply declining sales markets like Italy or to...

Largest producers of sawn timber in Russia in 2012-2013, thousand m3

26 July 2014 ` 14:28  
In the following table, the largest producers of sawn timber in Russia in 2012-2013 are shown, in thousand m3. Source: RosStat, company data, WhatWood estimations. More on the topic in the Russian Forest Industry Annual Review. Company Region...

Chinese timber industry: Wood Guangzhou conference materials

23 July 2014 ` 21:03  
WhatWood analytic agency published materials of the conference held on 12 May in the framework of Wood Guangzhou exhibition in China. Among the speakers were Chinese businessmen and officials, as well as Norvik Timber CEO Sampsa Auvinen and...

Global Trends Review, June 30 – July 13, 2014: US may soon utilize European CLT widely; PPI companies dispose of paper assets

15 July 2014 ` 17:33  
There is hype around European-made cross-laminated timber in the United States, as Holzkurier journal wrote in an editorial article. Many agendas and initiatives have been set towards CLT in recent years. The White House officially supported “innovative timber...

Global Trends Review, June 16-29, 2014: New acquisitions and projects in the North American pellet industry; China blocks container shipping alliance

7 July 2014 ` 14:39  
RWE Innogy is selling the largest operating US pellet factory, Georgia Biomass in Texas, as Holzkurier reported. The company is going to dispose of biomass assets as non-core business. The mill was launched in May 2011 and has...

Global Trends Review, June 02-15, 2014: large M&A deals in the Baltics; EU parquet trends in Q1

20 June 2014 ` 11:07  
On 10 June 2014, Metsä Group agreed to sell its Estonian subsidiary Metsä Wood Eesti AS to the local company Combimill OÜ. Simultaneously with the transaction, the parties have agreed on commercial cooperation in raw material procurement as...

WhatWood: overstocking led to reduction of prices for Russian timber in Egypt

18 June 2014 ` 13:49  
Overstocking of the port of Alexandria with large volumes of sawn timber in June led to price cuts in the Egyptian market, as the representatives of large exporting sawmills in the European part of Russia told WhatWood. After...