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April 10, 2018

U.S. wood pellets exports surge to 476.3 thousand tonnes in February

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In February, U.S. wood pellets exports have surged 85.0% YoY to 476.3 thousand tonnes, and value has grown by 50.3%, according to the USDA. The exports prices have declined 18.8% to $133 a tonne.The exports to United Kingdom, the main consumer of wood pellets from U.S., increased by 94.9% to 339.7 t...
April 7, 2018

Top 20 Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S.

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FEA Canada/Wood Markets’ 2017 annual survey of “Top 20” Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S. With few mill acquisitions, almost all of the production gains arose from improvements at existing mills. Of the top 40 companies, 8...
March 29, 2018

Lesprom Network: Russia’s import of woodworking machines increased by 60.7% in 2017

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In 2017, Russia sharply increased woodworking machine imports (+60.7%) after a decline of 15.6% in 2016. This may indicate that companies of Russian forest-based industries have adapted to the current exchange rate of the national currency, according to the analytical report "Russian forest-based...
March 27, 2018

Russian sawmills gain Market share in Egypt

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Russian sawmills exported approximately 84 thousands m3 of softwood lumber to Egypt in January, analysis company Woodstat reported. This represents an increase of 42% compared to January 2017. Deliveries from Sweden decreased by 7% during the month and Finland increased the export by 3%. The Russian...
March 26, 2018

New Zealand increases log exports to China in February by 55.9%

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New Zealand has increased log exports to China in February 2018 by 55.9% to 1,17 million m3 with average price of NZ$164 per m3, according to Statistics New Zealand data. The China's share in News Zealand log exports has gained 10 pp to 75.8%. The supplies to Korea declined 24.7% to 162.4 thousands ...
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