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Issue date: 
May 25th, 2012

Devon Lumber in Fredericton has wood chips piled 2 storeys high and no buyers

Harry Gill, president of Devon Lumber Company in Fredericton, New Brunswick, said he has no market for his wood chips now that so many pulp mills are shut down in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine, and Quebec.

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April 12, 2012

China to Surpass Japan as the World's Largest Hardwood Chip Importer by 2014

Chinese hardwood chip imports will double from 6.3 million Bone Dry Metric Tons (BDMT) in 2011, to 12.7 million BDMT in 2016. Japan's imports of hardwood chips will drop from 9.9 million BDMT to 8.6 million BDMT in the same period, the lowest volume of imports since 1993.

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March 22, 2012

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Wood chip exports from Australia fell in 2011 to their lowest level in 11 years and Vietnam took over as world’s largest chip exporter, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Vietnam has taken over Australia as the world’s largest supplier of wood chips to pulp mills in Asia.

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October 14th, 2011

Eucalyptus from NZ port top wood export

Exports of Southland eucalyptus woodchips have according to the Southland Times doubled in the past two years and the wood is on the way to becoming the region’s main timber export.

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Aug. 8, 2011

Strategic forescasting of European biomass demand

BEDFORD, MA, Aug. 8, 2011 (RISI) - As European countries push forward to meet renewable energy goals of 20% by 2020, demand for imported biomass -- specifically, wood pellets -- will rise.

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19 February 2011

Wood chip prices in Eastern Canada rise, fall in Western Canada

For most of the past 20 years, pulp mills in Western Canada have had lower wood fiber costs than pulp mills in the Eastern provinces. In fact, one year ago, pulp manufacturers in British Columbia paid almost C$60/odmt (Oven Dry Metric Tonne) less for softwood chips than did pulp mills in Ontario and Quebec, and five years ago the difference was almost C$100/odmt, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.

A competitive disadvantage

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Jul 18, 2011

ANDRITZ Acquires Iggesund Tools, Sweden

Graz, Austria, Jul 18, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired Iggesund Tools International AB, headquartered in Iggesund, Sweden, including its subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, and other countries. The acquired companies have approximately 160 employees and generate annual sales of about 25 MEUR. It was agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

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July 5th, 2011

Chopping for chips

This paper aims to provide a better understanding of the wood flows from smallholder plantations to industrial buyers in the Binh Dinh and Phu Tho provinces of Vietnam.

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Energieholzpreise Österreich

Marktanalyse II: Energieholzpreise

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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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by Dr. Radut