International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics
Wednesday, 16.04.2014, 22:08
Importation of softwood logs to Sweden reached a 10-year high in 2013 with Norway and Latvia being the major suppliers of both pulplogs and sawlogs, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
Keyword tags: Baltic Export, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Woodwork
Estonian State Forest Management Centre (Riigimetsa Majandamise Keskus – RMK) will plant nearly 18 million trees in state forests this year, which will provide seasonal work for 1,700 people, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The average purchase prices of round timber in the 2nd half of 2013 as compared to the 1st half of 2013 show modest but stable increase.
In 2014, the members of the Private Forest Owners Association of Lithuania will reforest 1000 hectares of forest, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian state-owned Estonian State Forest Management Centre (Riigimetsa Majandamise Keskus – RMK) posted record turnover and 73% profit growth in 2013, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
On February 25, 2014, the Bank of Lithuania approved a circular of SBA Furniture Group for the mandatory takeover bid regarding the shares of Lithuania-based furniture producer Klaipedos Baldai, the company reported LETA/ELTA.
During the twelve months of 2013, the Group consisting of GRIGISKES AB, Baltwood UAB, Klaipedos kartonas AB, Mena Pak PAT, and Klaipeda recycling UAB achieved the consolidate sales turnover of LTL 328.8 million (EUR 95.2 million). It is LTL 39.3 million (EUR 11.4 million) or 13.6 percent more than during the twelve months in 2012, informs LETA/ELTA.