European building activity to increase in 2014

19.12.2014 − After several years of decline, Euroconstruct European Construction Forecast Group is expecting is expecting a slight increase for the first time again in 2014.» more


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Latvian lumber exports raised by 18.9%

19.12.2014 − Latvian softwood lumber exports in the third quarter were 18.9% higher than in the same quarter of last year at 634,200 m³. » more

Oversupply so far hindering price hikes for pellets

19.12.2014 − Market participants report that although the low temperatures seen in the last two weeks have resulted in a slight revival of demand for A1 pellets on Central European markets.» more

Switzerland: Rise in veneer imports until September

17.12.2014 − In the period between January and the end of September Swiss veneer imports increased significantly concerning all different wood types by 11% to CHF14.22m.» more
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Norbord set to become global leader in OSB production

17.12.2014 − The Canadian wood-based panels manufacturers Norbord and Ainsworth Lumber Co. are to merge to create a new company that will also do business as Norbord. » more
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Moderne Bauelemente ceases trading

12.12.2014 − On 31 October, the German PVC window and door manufacturer, Moderne Bauelemente TFA ceased its business operations. » more

German furniture industry sees growth in revenues

10.12.2014 − The German furniture industry experienced a 6.2 % recovery in total revenues to €1.572bn in September after falling in August. » more