China

  • New date for the offer period for Vinda

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    The complete prospectus for SCA’s public cash offer for the Chinese tissue company Vinda is expected to be published and distributed on 7 October 2013 at the latest. / SCA
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  • Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years

    Etiketter: Wood
    The global pulp industry has increased its importation of wood chips the past ten years, reaching the second highest import levels on record in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Japan, China, Finland and Turkey were the largest importing countries last year. / Wood Prices
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  • SCA to make an offer for Vinda

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA has decided to make a public cash offer for the Chinese tissue company Vinda. The offer is conditional upon SCA achieving an ownership share in Vinda in excess of 50%. SCA is currently the second largest shareholder in Vinda, which is listed on the Hong Kong Exchange. / SCA
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  • China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips

    Etiketter: Wood
    Major expansion of pulp manufacturing capacity in China the past five years has resulted in a dramatic increase in the importation of wood chips to supply the new pulp mills, and the country became the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips in the 2Q/13, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are the major suppliers of wood chips, with Vietnam accounting for over 50% of the imported supply. / Wood Resources International
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  • China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips

    Etiketter: Wood
    With recent pulpmill expansion, China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Major expansion of pulp manufacturing capacity in China the past five years has resulted in a dramatic increase in the importation of wood chips to supply the new pulp mills, and the country became the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips in the 2Q/13, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are the major suppliers of wood chips, with Vietnam accounting for over 50% of the imported supply. Subscribe and read the full report. / Wood Resources International
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  • Canadian wood profits surge

    Etiketter: Wood
    Canadian wood-products industry profits will more than double this year to Can$808 million as the surging sector cashes in on a US housing market recovery and strong demand from China, according to the Conference Board of Canada. / Timberbiz
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  • China and Russia investment in Siberian timber

    Etiketter: Wood
    China and Russia’s sovereign wealth funds are making their first joint investment – in a Siberian timber company – as part of a push to increase commercial ties between the Russian far-east and fast-growing countries in Asia. / Timberbiz
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  • Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years

    Etiketter: Wood
    Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years; Japan and China imported 83 percent of traded hardwood chips in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The global pulp industry has increased its importation of wood chips the past ten years, reaching the second highest import levels on record in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Japan, China, Finland and Turkey were the largest importing countries last year. The full article can be read when you subscribe. / Wood Resources International
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  • Layoffs ahead at Resolute pulp mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Resolute Forest Products is to lay off 110 workers at its Thunder Bay newsprint plant for two weeks starting Wednesday. In general, market analysts are expecting demand for Canadian newsprint and pulp to be negatively affected by slowing economic growth in China. / Pulp-Paper World
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  • Exportation of logs and lumber from North America to China fell by 17%

    Etiketter: Wood
    The demand for wood products in China fell in 2012, and as a consequence, exportation of logs and lumber from North America was down 17 percent from the previous year to 2.1 billion dollars, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Despite this decline, timberland owners in the US and lumber companies in Canada have greatly benefited from China’s increased wood consumption the past five years. Subscribe to the newsletter at the web site of Wood Resources International. / WRI
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