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April 21, 2017

Swedish Forest Agency: Sawlog prices fell by 2% in 1Q

Average delivery prices of sawlog in Sweden fell by 2% in the 1Q 2017 compared with previous quarter. The sawlog prices fell by 3% in region South, 2% in region North and was unchanged in region Middle, as the Swedish Forest Agency said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In total price...
April 20, 2017

Södra raises prices for saw logs and pulpwood

The sawn timber market improved during the spring. Demand for softwood saw logs is high and expected to remain so over the summer and autumn. Södra is therefore raising its prices for softwood saw logs by SEK 50/m³sub. The increase has two components – a price-list increase, and an early-contracting...
April 19, 2017

China’s softwood log imports increased by 13% in 2016

China’s log imports in 2016 totalled 48.73 million cubic metres valued at $8.082 billion, a year-on-year increase of 9% in volume and 0.3% in value, ITTO reported.The average price for imported logs was $166 per cubic metre, a year-on-year decline of 8%.Of total log imports, 2016 softwood log import...
April 17, 2017

China’s hardwood log imports grew 1.6% in 2016

China’s hardwood log imports grew 1.6% to 14.73 million cubic metres (30% of the national total log imports) in 2016, ITTO reported.The average price for imported hardwood logs in 2016 was $270 per cubic metre, down 11% on 2015.Of total hardwood log imports, tropical log imports were 9.1 million cub...
April 14, 2017

Segezha Group’s FY 2016 revenue grew by 30.5%

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Segezha Group’s revenue for FY 2016 grew by 30.5% year-on-year to RUB 43 billion ($764 million); in 4Q 2016, revenue grew by 36.3% to RUB 11.1 billion ($197 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Revenue for the full year 2016 grew due to increased production ...
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