Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2023 13:04

Vietnamese exporters of wood products face many difficulties

Vietnam’s wood and wood product trade (W&WP) trade is not expected to increase unless the global economy regains growth momentum and consumer demand in key markets recovers.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 15, 2023 11:53

Ante acquires pellet producer BioPELL

The ante Group is expanding its involvement in Baden-Württemberg and will take over the BioPELL pellet production plant in Empfingen on October 1, 2023... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 12, 2023 09:42

Vietnamese wood pellet exports down 12% in H1/2023

In the first 6 months of 2023 Vietnam’s wood pellet exports amounted to 2 million tonnes with the value of nearly US$325 million being down year-on-year by 12% in volume and 8% in value.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 05, 2023 23:23

Stora Enso progresses with restructuring actions

Stora Enso has progressed with its restructuring actions, announced on 15 June 2023, aimed at strengthening the Group’s long-term competitiveness and creating a decentralised and... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 24, 2023 11:35

German pellet prices in August are 4.5% lower compared to the previous month

According to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI), the price of wood pellets fell slightly in August. A ton costs an average of €403.63. This is 4.5% less than in July. The price is around 41% and thus still well below the previous year's level. The price level, which is nevertheless high for the time of year, is influenced by the increased price for sawdust... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 21, 2023 11:05

Pacific Rim wood chip trade on track to decline y-o-y in 2023 for the second time in 15 years

Most of the world's wood chip trade is that of hardwood chips in the Pacific Rim. In 2022, the global wood chip trade accounted for about 42 million bdmt... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 20, 2023 20:52

Pellets in Germany again more expensive in July 2023

In July 2023 the price of wood pellets in Germany rose slightly. According to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI), one ton costs an average of €422.51, which is 3.5% more than in the previous month... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • July 18, 2023 21:59

EUDR: Supplier protection in timber trade passé?

On June 29, 2023, the new EU regulation for deforestation-free supply chains (EUDR) came into force. And though this should prevent the degradation of forests, especially in the agricultural sector (cattle breeding, soybean, palm oil plantations, etc.), it also entails a number of additional obligations and temporary open questions for the timber trade. In order to clarify the latter as quickly as possible respectively to provide a preliminary interpretation of the regulation... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • July 17, 2023 14:57

Austria: Price index for sawdust continues to fall in April 2023

The Austrian price index for sawdust continued it’s decreasing in April 2023 that started six months ago. After... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 04, 2023 13:13

EUDR enters into force

On June 29, 2023, the EU Deforestation Free Products Regulation entered into force (EUDR). According to the regulation, any operator or trader who places regulated products on the EU market, or exports them, must be able to prove that the products do not come from recently deforested land or have contributed to the degradation of forests.... [more...]

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