wood fiber

  • Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during the first half of 2019

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during the first half of 2019, with the exception of the US South, where wood fiber prices increased to their highest levels in over three years, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review. / Wood Resources International LLC
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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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  • 4th Annual Western Forest Industry Conference

    Etiketter: Wood
    “Mapping the Course – Timberlands, Forest Products Processing and Wood Fiber Issues for 2017”. Please join us for this one-day conference for in-depth discussions and analysis on forest products market challenges, opportunities, threats and issues in Western North America for 2017 and beyond. / Western Forestry
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  • Global pulpwood prices were up in the 2Q/16

    Etiketter: Wood
    Global pulpwood prices were up in the 2Q/16 after having declined for seven consecutive quarters, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood fiber costs currently account for almost 60% of the cash costs when manufacturing wood pulp. Prices for both wood chips and pulplogs have trended downward for a long time, but this came to an abrupt halt in the 2Q/16 when the softwood price index rose 2.3% and the hardwood price index increased 3.7% from the 1Q/16. / Wood Resource Quarterly.
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  • Pulp industry in India forced to rely on hardwood chips from overseas

    Etiketter: Wood
    Growing consumption of pulp and paper in India has increased the demand for wood fiber for the domestic pulp industry in the country, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. With the lack of domestic pulpwood plantations, pulp manufacturers have for the past few years increasingly been looking overseas to South Africa, Brazil, Australia and Southeast Asia for much needed hardwood chips. / Wood Resources International
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  • Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood fiber costs for pulp mills in the Western US have increased substantially over the past year while other regions in the US have experienced only modest increases, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. / Wood Resources International
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  • The wood fiber costs for the world’s hardwood pulp - producing mills have declined in 2014

    Etiketter: Wood
    The costs of hardwood fiber for the manufacturing of pulp have trended downward for over three years. The global Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI), which tracks prices for pulplogs and wood chips in 14 regions around the world, reached its lowest level since 2009 in the 3Q/14 when the HFPI fell to $96.76 per oven-dry metric ton (odmt). The biggest declines in prices from the 2Q/14 occurred in Sweden, Russia, Brazil and Australia mainly as the result of a stronger US dollar. / Global Wood Resources International LLC
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  • Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp producers have fallen 17% in two years

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp producers have fallen 17% in two years and in the 3Q/13, were the lowest they have been since 2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood fiber costs, which account for about 60% of the production costs when manufacturing pulp, have been in steady decline in many parts of the world for the past two years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In the 3Q/13, the Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI) had fallen 17% since 2011, while the Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) was down 10% over the same period. / Wood Resources International
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  • Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp producers have fallen 17% in two years

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp producers have fallen 17% in two years and in the 3Q/13, were the lowest they have been since 2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood fiber costs, which account for about 60% of the production costs when manufacturing pulp, have been in steady decline in many parts of the world for the past two years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In the 3Q/13, the Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI) had fallen 17% since 2011, while the Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) was down 10% over the same period. The full article, excerpt from the Wood Resource Quarterly, can be read when you subscribe. / Wood Resources International
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  • Higher pulp prices and lower wood fiber costs improved profitability

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood chip and pulplog prices fell in many regions of the world the 2Q/13 with the biggest declines occuring in Japan, Brazil and Spain, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lower fiber costs and higher pulp prices have increased profitability for many pulp mills during the first half of 2013. / Wood Resources International
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