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  • Europe surpasses Canada as lumber supplier to China

    Etiketter: Wood
    The market analyst company Woodstat reports that China imported approximately 1.88 million m³ of softwood lumber in December (-5% compared to 2018), according to figures from the Chinese Customs. The import totaled 27.1 million m³ during 2019 (+11% compared to 2018). Since China began importing softwood lumber in smaller volumes over 10 years ago, Russia and Canada have completely dominated as suppliers. Limited volumes have been imported from the US, Europe, Chile and New Zealand. / Woodstat
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  • Canadian sawmills gain market shares in China

    Etiketter: Wood
    Softwood lumber import in China during January-February 2019 totaled 3.82 million m³ (+16% compared to 2018). "This is a new record and the seasonally adjusted trend line for the Chinese import of softwood lumber is increasing at a record high level", says Jenny Wessung, CEO at the analysis company Woodstat AB who is specialized in the softwood lumber market.
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  • Forest use helps to mitigate climate change – exactly how depends on circumstances

    Etiketter: Environment
    Canadian forest researcher Werner Kurz says that decreasing fossil emissions is essential in climate change mitigation, also as regards carbon sinks. ‘If the emissions are not decreased and we want to correct that by means of forest carbon sinks, the area needed will be so large as to be practically impossible,’ says Kurz. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade, with the export volume from the Eastern provinces being forecasted to increase substantially, according to a study by ForestEdge and WRI. / Wood Resources International
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  • Substantial increases in wood costs for pulpmills in Western US and Canada in the 1Q/18

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood fiber costs for pulpmills in North America were mixed in the 1Q/18 as compared to the 4Q/17, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR). / Wood Prices International
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  • Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2018

    Etiketter: Wood
    Move into 2018 with an in-depth look at strategic business trends in timberlands, forest products processing and fiber at the 5th Annual Conference. / Western Forestry
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  • The global wood fiber prices indices continued down in the 1Q/16

    Etiketter: Wood
    Both the HFPI and the SFPI price indices fell in the 1Q/16 with generally lower prices in Europe, Canada and Russia partly because of weakening currencies against the US Dollar, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. For many countries, current prices are at their lowest levels in almost ten years. / Wood Resources Internationa,
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  • NZ logging tech goes to Canada

    Etiketter: Wood
    The tables are being turned on foresters and logging contractors in British Columbia as technology from New Zealand is set to create a whole new way of logging in BC’s forests. / Timberbiz
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  • Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

    Etiketter: Trä och träindustrin - världens sjätte största producent
    Timber harvests in Canada have increased 14% in five years driven by higher lumber production and a rise in log exports, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. / WRI-ltd
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  • Wood pellet exports from the US increased

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood pellet exports from the US increased for the 12th consecutive quarter in the 4Q/14, as compared to Canadian exports which trended downward in 2014, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. / Wood Resources International
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