• Forestry
  • March 16, 2018 12:09

Brazilian Fibria and Suzano to merge

Brazilian pulpmaker Fibria Celulose SA is merging with rival Suzano Papel e Celulose SA, to create the largest pulp producer in the world... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 16, 2018 11:58

Russia: sawn timber and log export up in January 2018

In January 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 16, 2018 09:55

Brazilian forestry sector exports growing

In January 2018, forestry sector exports totalled US$901 million, an increase of 18% compared to a year earlier... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 16, 2018 07:44

Factors other than certification affecting Indonesian exports to the EU

The Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI) has reported that there are 3.3 million hectares of certified forest in Indonesia and that the Association is continuing to encourage members to fully implement sustainable forest management so as to secure certification... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 15, 2018 10:26

Uniboard to renew its FSC certification

Uniboard, a North American producer of decorative composite wood panels, renewed its Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 14, 2018 12:03

India: Big plans to expand forest cover

At the opening of the Commonwealth Forestry Conference in Dehradun, Ajay Narayan Jha, from the Ministry of Environment and Forests... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 14, 2018 08:32

The EU Forest Strategy should support sustainable growth and biodiversity

At its meeting on Friday 9 March, the European Committee of the Regions’ Commission for Natural Resources (NAT) approved the draft opinion on the mid-term review of the EU Forest Strategy, drawn up by member of Lapinlahti municipal council Ossi Martikainen (FI/ALDE)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 14, 2018 07:02

Segezha Group's Board of Directors appointed a new President of the Group

Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) – one of the largest Russian vertically integrated timber holding companies – reports that on March 5, 2018, the Board of Directors of Segezha Group decided to appoint Shamolin Mikhail Valerievich to position of ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 13, 2018 07:03

Finland: export and import of wood products in 2017

The real export value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled EUR 12.13 billion in 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 13, 2018 06:34

Brazil: Most Mato Grosso forests covered by management plans

The forest-based sector in Mato Grosso state, a large timber producing state, is committed to improving the sustainability of forest activities, seeking new markets and encouraging exports... [more...]

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