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April 18, 2011

Chip and ship - keeping mills supplied whatever the weather

BRUSSELS, April 18, 2011 (RISI) - Raw material supply security is always a major concern for pulp and paper companies. It is one of the driving forces of the industry and a company's raw material procurement plan can often make the difference between success and failure.

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March 9, 2011

Global trade of wood chips was up 25 percent in 2010

Global trade of wood chips was up 25 percent in 2010 because of increased production of pulp and paper products worldwide. China showed the greatest growth in chip imports with an increase over 400 percent in the past two years, as reported in the WRQ.

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January 5, 2011

Argus Launches North American Wood Chip Price Assessments

HOUSTON, USA, Jan 5, 2011 - International energy pricing agency Argus today launched North American wood chip assessments.

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November 22nd, 2010

Global Wood Chip Price Indices being launched

More than 80 million tons of wood chips, valued at almost ten billion US dollars, are traded annually in the open market worldwide and the shipment volumes are increasing. The vast majority of traded wood chips are currently utilized for pulp production, but the volumes used to generate energy are growing.

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October 25, 2010

China: Forest Industry will expand - wood imports

The forest industry in China is continuing its expansion, and with limited domestic timber resources, importation of logs and wood chips are at an all-time high, especially as tight supply of domestic logs has increased local log prices to new highs.

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September, 2010

Sweden: log and wood chip prices have increased substantially the past 12 months

Seattle, USA. September, 2010. Despite slower lumber export sales, sawlog prices in Sweden continued upward in the 2Q, reaching their highest levels on record in local currency.

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Mar. 23, 2010

Chilean woodchip exports: maybe not down for long?


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Japan Wants World's Largest Woodchip Exporter to Sell FSC Certified Product

It takes time, sometimes decades, but people power can turn around seemingly unstoppable juggernauts. That seems to be what is happening with regard to Tasmania's old growth forests.

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Jän. 18, 2010

In China, environmental change we can believe in?

BEDFORD, MA, Jän. 18, 2010 (RISI) - Actual consumption of wood pulp in China remains on a robust upward trend.


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