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New Zealand's Softwood Log Exports: A Close Examination

Reflecting on New Zealand's softwood log exports to China in 2023, ResourceWise data indicates a 5% increase compared to 2022. However, a closer look...

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Global Pulp Prices Continue Recovery as Europe Drives Momentum

The global pulp market has seen its fair share of ups and downs, making it a highly volatile and unpredictable industry. The trend of global pulp...

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An Overview of Brazil’s Wood Fiber Market

Brazil is currently experiencing significant growth in the forestry plantations sector. As per the 2023 annual report from the Brazilian industry...

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A Closer Look into the Fall of European Wood Pellet Imports After Decade-Long Increases

Since wood pellets were first traded overseas to Europe, shipments have always increased year-over-year. Over the past decade, the average annual...

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UK Wood Pellet Imports Fell 30% to a Ten-Year Low – Why?

In 2022, the UK imported 7.52 million metric tons of wood pellets for energy production. This was down from a five-year high of 9.13 million tons in...

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Factors Impacting the Finnish Forest Products Industry

To truly grasp the dynamics of the forest products industry, it is essential to understand conditions in both your own region and across other areas....

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Reviewing ResourceWise's Predictions for the 2023 Pulp and Paper Industry

As 2023 has come to a close, it's time to reflect on the insightful predictions made by ResourceWise's VP of Global Sales, Matt Elhardt, for the pulp...

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Exciting Forestry and Biomaterials Conferences to Attend in 2024

As we enter a new year, there is an exciting lineup of conferences waiting to be explored. ResourceWise views many of these conferences as great...

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Economic Conditions Remain Unchanged, How Does This Impact the Forest Products Industry?

With economic conditions showing little variation, the forest products industry finds itself at a crucial juncture due to global conflicts and...

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Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI), 2021 to YTD 2023.

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Hardwood Fiber Prices Spike to 10-Year High as 2023 Finishes

Big movements in the global wood fiber market have led to some significant changes over the last three years. Various economic tensions, conflicts...

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Manufacturing and Industrial Production Show Very Slight Increases

Recession still looms over the economy. But a few small upticks in economic indicators show some life as we move into the 4th quarter of 2023.

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Wood Products and Renewables: How the Forest Helps Meet Climate Goals

As the global market rapidly moves toward renewables, wood products have come directly into the spotlight. Various woody biomass can serve as...

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