Forestry

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2018 14:52

GTC German Timber Company GmbH with new ownership

Western Coast Enterprise Ltd (WCE), from Vancouver, BC, Canada, aquired GTC’s main shares end of March 2018. GTC sells European and American hardwood and softwood logs and lumber to customers in Middle and Far Eastern markets. WCE is manufacturing and trading ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2018 10:24

China: Quarantine for imported logs from Japan

According to Zhejiang Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 11 insects pests have been found in logs imported from Japan through Huzhou Port... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 19, 2018 14:10

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in February again with a clear upward trend

After a stagnation period in December and January, German producer prices for commercial wood products in February show a clear upward trend... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 13:06

Södra almost doulbes the operationg profit for Q1/2018

Södra reported highly robust operating profit of SEK 938 million (490) for the first quarter of 2018, up more than 90 percent compared with the year-earlier period... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 12:50

EP backs national CO2 cuts and forestry plans to meet Paris climate targets

CO2 emitted by transport, farming, buildings and waste must be cut by 30% across the EU; CO2 emitted and absorbed by forestry and land use must balance out, by 2030... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 10:19

Chinese Ministries merged – a new State forestry and Grassland Administration

As a result of the most recent national institutional reform a State Forestry and Grassland Administration (SFGA) has been established replacing the State Forestry Administration (SFA)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 09:54

Ghana/ EU test FLEGT license shipment

Late last year Ghana tested the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing system for timber export to Europe... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 18, 2018 10:49

Komatsu acquires Swedish Oryx Simulations

Komatsu Forest acquired Oryx Simulations, based in Umeå, Sweden. Komatsu Forest and Oryx Simulation share a long history. During the 1990s a project was started by Komatsu Forest and Umeå University that was the starting point for Oryx Simulations... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 17, 2018 14:00

Brazil: Deforestation rate declines in 2017

According to the Ministry of Environment, deforestation continues to fall in the Amazon. After increases in deforestation rates in 2015 and 2016 there was a 16% reduction in 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 17, 2018 09:05

Myanmar: Sharp decline in timber exports

Statistics from Ministry of Commerce show that the country exported US$11.9 billion during the period 1April 2017 to 28 February this year.... [more...]

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