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Issue date: 
November 14, 2011

Higher wood fiber costs and lower pulp prices

Global hardwood pulp producers face higher wood fiber costs and lower pulp prices, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Profit margins are being squeezed for many hardwood pulp producers worldwide with higher wood fiber costs and lower product prices.

Issue date: 
07.06.2011

Bioenergy Prices Austria

Price analyses of wooden bioenergy in Austria:

Charts and Study are in German language - english legends enclosed by ForesIndustries.EU:

Issue date: 
Jan. 28, 2010

Sino-Forest Signs Long-term Master Agreement to Acquire Trees in Guizhou Province

 TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited has entered into a Master Agreement for the Purchase of Pine and Chinese Fir Plantation Forests (the "Guizhou Master Agreement") with Guizhou Sen Li Industry Company Limited ("Guizhou Sen Li"), which will act as the authorized agent for the original forest rights holders.

US South reports lowest wood fibre cost in the world

2009-07-22  Pulpmills in the US South had some of the lowest wood fiber costs in the world in the 2Q/2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

The US South has the largest pulp industry in the world and this industry has enjoyed low wood raw-material costs for a very long time. This trend continued in 2009, with wood chip and pulpwood costs that were substantially lower than global average costs, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

A new pulp mill in Uruguay?

May 18, 2009 - Stora Enso and Arauco have signed a definitive purchase agreement with the Spanish pulp producer Grupo ENCE for the joint acquisition on a 50/50 basis of approximately 130,000 hectares of owned land and plantations, 6 000 hectares of leased lands and other operations owned by Grupo ENCE in the central and western areas of Uruguay. 

Energy wood prices at same level as pulpwood prices

19th of May 2009: Hawkins Wright has published the first report about Forest Energy - The Forest Energy Monitor (Text from archive forDownload

Wood fibre costs down in the US

Largest drop in fibre prices

Origin of text

Global Wood Fiber Prices in Q4 2008 Experienced the Largest Drop in over 20 Years: Wood Resource Quarterly

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