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December 15, 2014

A new report from Wood Resource Quarterly pinned hardwood pulpwood prices down at a recent low in 2014, though the softwood pulp trade remained stable.

The WRQ's Hardwood Fiber Price Index was at its lowest since 2009 thanks to reduced pulpwood prices in Sweden, Russia, Brazil and Australia during the third quarter. The HFPI, which tracks prices for pulplogs and woodchips in 14 regions globally, was at $96.76 per oven-dry metric ton (odmt). This is down from its all-time high of $117.90/odmt three years ago.

September 29, 2014

The latest report from Wood Resource Quarterly points to a busy six months for the softwood lumber trade, with global shipments up 7% year-over-year in the first half of 2014.

Also indicated is an increase in shipments for most of the major exporting countries (with the exception of New Zealand). Roughly one-third of the global lumber output is traded internationally.

July 1, 2014

A new report from Wood Resource Quarterly, a 52-page market report on the timber and forest industry, has found that New Zealand is responsible for over 20% of the world's softwood log trade.

By comparison, Russia and the U.S. rank second and third, respectively, as global log suppliers, contributing about 15% of the world's log trade each.

September 17, 2013

AGCO is teaming up with Russian Machines on a new joint venture involving the manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment in Russia.

Operations are expected to begin in early 2014 at a facility in Golitsyno, near Moscow. Together, the two companies will have equal ownership and will invest approximately $100 million over the next three years. The vision involves AGCO bringing more of its high-tech products to Russia, with Russian Machines facilitating production and local business development.

March 23, 2011

A shuttered Maine sawmill has been dismantled and shipped off to Russia, where it will be reassembled in a timber-rich region of Siberia, according to an article in the Kennebec Journal.

January 18, 2011

The Swedish furniture and home furnishings retailer is preparing for Earth Day by describing sustainability as "the never ending job."

The company also is promoting what it calls a "Never ending list" of small improvements toward a more sustainable IKEA.

September 19, 2010

British Columbia and Russia are considered to be the two biggest winners as China’s ongoing...

August 27, 2008

A survey of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers shows a 20 percent rise in overseas sales...

April 15, 2008

The world’s largest retailer has hired a German executive to explore retail opportunities in Eastern...

April 13, 2008

Manfred Maus, the retired co-founder of leading German retailer OBI, was milling about Hall 7...

November 26, 2007

The retailer now has 19 locations, including the new $250 million project in Novosibirsk....

September 10, 2007

Kingfisher hopes to tap the estimated $20.3 billion home improvement market in Russia. HCN spoke...

September 10, 2007

Kingfisher hopes to tap the estimated $20.3 billion home improvement market in Russia. HCN spoke...

July 17, 2007

The expansion plan is expected to cost 250 million pounds ($511.6 million)....