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Russia exports less softwood logs to China

13.04.2021 − In the fourth quarter, Russian softwood log exports to China declined by 21% vis à vis the comparative quarter the preceding year to 1.347m m³. » more


Steinhoff: D&O insurers to pay up to €78.1m

13.04.2021 − Various liability insurers of former managers of Steinhoff International Holdings will contribute up to €78.1m to a part of the damage resulting from balance sheet manipulations. » more
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China: total capacities decreased slightly in 2020

12.04.2021 − Continuing consolidation within China’s wood-based panel industry culminated in the first minor reduction in total particleboard and MDF/HDF capacity in a while last year. » more
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Appeal against Unilin’s Chinese patent rejected

12.04.2021 − The Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has confirmed patent CN 101023230 held by Unilin in a decision published on 24 March. » more

Södra CLT works’ start-up not likely until mid-2022

09.04.2021 − The start-up of the second cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant of Södra at its Värö facility, originally planned for the end of 2021, will probably not take place until the middle of 2022.» more

US housing starts also decrease in February

07.04.2021 − The number of housing starts in the USA during the twelve months up to and including February decreased by 10.3% vis à vis the adjusted January figures, to 1.421m units. » more

Glatfelter raises overlay paper revenues again

31.03.2021 − Glatfelter Corp. has announced that its Composite Fibers business unit (CFBU) increased its revenues from overlay paper by 4.5% to US$36.9m last year. » more