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  • octubre 17, 2018 10:35

ISC: Blue Skies for wood industry in 2018, but dark clouds ahead

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held in Riga in the facilities of the hotel Radisson Blu Latvija. This year's conference was attended by over 200 participants – a record-high attendance – from all over the world and it was ...... [más...]

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  • octubre 12, 2018 10:27

France: oak standing timber prices still increasing

Those who thought the oak standing timber price would stumble in the early fall were wrong. In the east of France, the auction held in Beaune (Côte d'Or) on September 13, 2018 and organized by ONF set the tone for the new season of marketing oak harvested in the French state forests. And the bids that followed only confirmed the continuation of the upward oak price trend... [más...]

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  • octubre 05, 2018 06:54

Challenging times for US hardwood producers

The 2018 NHLA convention was as packed as ever but challenges abound for US hardwood producers ....... [más...]

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  • septiembre 27, 2018 09:27

French sawyers boycott roundwood auction

On Monday, September 24, 2018, a scandal broke out at a roundwood auction of the French state forestry office Office National des Forêts (ONF). The sale in Champagnole (Jura) organized by ONF Burgundy-Franche-Comté has not been completed... [más...]

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  • septiembre 19, 2018 08:25

China – US trade War: List of US wood products that will be tariffed starting Sept 24th

On September 24th China will implement its own tariffs on USD 60 billion of imports from the US. Read further to see the full list of wood products affected and tariff levels... [más...]

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  • septiembre 18, 2018 09:18

Trump decides to ramp up US-China Trade war on Sept 24th

As expected the US will start imposing an additional USD 200 billion of Chinese goods with 10% tariffs starting on Sept 24th. The rate will increase to 25% at the end of the year. China has already promised it will respond with its own tariffs. In this article we explore further the implications of this latest move. ... [más...]

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  • septiembre 13, 2018 09:11

Next step in China - US Trade War on hold for how long?

As the US decides to give another chance to talks with China, the question is not if they will deliver but how long they will delay the next round in tariffs... ... [más...]

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  • agosto 31, 2018 11:53

25% US tariffs on wide range of Chinese wood products could start Friday 7th Sept

President Trump claimed on a Bloomberg interview that he plans to push for tariffs on additional 200 billion USD of imports from China to go live as soon as Friday 7th Sept. Read more for full list of wood related goods that will be impacted. ... [más...]

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  • agosto 20, 2018 12:00

New crane technology at this year's Interforst

Palfinger Epsilon has proclaimed the future of wood logistics at this year's Interforst. This refers to the digitization of crane technology, in which the Austrians were not the first, but now attack on a broad front. It becomes clear that VR systems and intuitive controls are becoming more and more state of the art in the application. Hoses and pipes are disappearing more and more inside the cranes... [más...]

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  • agosto 15, 2018 08:55

Romanian wood industry under pressure, with high timber auction prices and booming imports

After a difficult 2017-2018 harvesting season, marked by low standing timber volumes on the market and excessive prices, what is the outlook for Romanian wood industry in the autumn of 2018? ... [más...]

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