Wood energy

  • 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...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • June 22, 2023 09:49

Germany: Producer price index for sawmill by-products falls less strongly

According to the Federal Statistical Office, the German producer price indices for commercial products such as sawn timber, sawmill by-products and pellets were evolving in... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • June 14, 2023 19:19

Germany: Producer price index for sawmill by-products falls stronger again

According to the Federal Statistical Office, the German producer price indices for commercial products such as sawn timber, sawmill by-products and pellets were mostly... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • June 02, 2023 16:32

Continuously working wooden transistor

Researchers at Linköping University and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a transistor made of wood. Their study, published... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 25, 2023 14:26

German pellet price remains stable in May 2023

According to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI), a ton (t) of pellets costs an average of €359.41 in May. The pellet price thus remains stable and is around 8% below the previous year's level... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 23, 2023 11:59

Vietnam's wood and wood product exports to the US market fall sharply

The Vietnamese Department of Customs has reported that wood and wood product export (W&WP) exports to the US market in April 2023 were valued at US$584 million, down 38% compared to April 2022. In the first 4 months of 2023... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 22, 2023 10:50

Asia has increased its share of global wood pellet imports to a record 32%

Worldwide trade of wood pellets remained practically unchanged y-o-y at about 29 million tons in 2022. This year was the first time shipments failed to rise y-o-y since 2017, when wood pellets became a globally traded commodity.... [more...]

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