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U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased by 2% in May

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U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 2% in May 2017 compared to May 2016, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The uncoated printing-writing grades posted year-over-year shipment declines in May, while the coated grades either increased or remained level. Total printing...
June 20, 2017

Belgium ratified EFI Convention

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The Kingdom of Belgium has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute (EFI) and the entry into force will take place on 23 July 2017.The Convention on EFI has now been ratified by a total of 27 European countries. The ratifying countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech R...
June 20, 2017

Canadian lumber production increased by 4.4% in March

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Lumber production in Canada was up 14.5% from February to 6 218.2 thousand cubic metres in March 2017. Production was 4.4% higher than March 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In March 2017, sawmills shipped 5 838.7 thousand cubic metres of lumber, up 14...
June 19, 2017

Pankaboard announces Interpack Italia as its Sales Representative in Italy

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Interpack Italia is taking over as Pankaboard’s sales agent for the Italian market. Mr. Davide Zenoni and his team will handle the local sales of Pankaboard’s products in Italy in close cooperation with the company.“With the strong experience in cartonboards and specialities, in combination with ser...
June 19, 2017

SFPA: Southern pine lumber exports increased by 26% in March

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Exports of Southern pine lumber approached record territory in March, amounting to just over 64 million board feet (MMbf). This volume represents a hefty increase of 26% above the same month last year, contributing to an overall year-to-date increase of 17% when compared with the first three months ...
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