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  • July 15, 2016 09:50

Higher shipments to India and South Korea boost New Zealand log export volumes and prices

New Zealand continues to be the world’s leading exporter of softwood logs followed by Russia and the US. These three countries accounted for almost 50% of globally traded logs in 2015, with a majority being destined for the Chinese market... [more...]

  • July 15, 2016 11:49

UK timber and panel imports up 5%

In the first four months of 2016, the volume of imports was 5% higher compared to the same period of 2015, mainly due to an increase in the imports of panel products. Major growth sectors included Brazil - which saw a 31% growth in volume of softwood plywood exported to the UK compared to 2015 - and Indonesia which increased its export of hardwood plywood by 53% in volume... [more...]

  • July 15, 2016 10:34

Turkish Kastamonu shipped the first consignment of its Alabuga site goods to Iran

Turkish Kastamonu shipped the first consignment of goods manufactured at its Alabuga site (Tatarstan, Russia) to Iran... [more...]

  • July 22, 2016 10:18

US housing construction to increase by 13.4% this year

Economic recovery, a drop in unemployment figures as well as an increase in the number of private households are expected to lead to a rise in demand for housing in the USA over the course of the current year... [more...]

  • July 19, 2016 08:22

Swedish Wood to participate in the 6th China Global Wood Trade Conference

As a strategic partner of China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association, Swedish Wood will participate in the 6th China Global Wood Trade Conference (GWT China) as supporting organization once again and they will also lead a delegation to visit the 6th GWT China Conference from September 13rd to 14th held in Wuhan... [more...]

  • July 21, 2016 15:12

Russia: log and lumber exports up in Jan-May 2016

In January-May 2016 Russia managed to increase its exports of round wood and sawnwood against the respective period of the last year... [more...]

  • July 22, 2016 11:09

Drema 2016 centre of leaders' meeting supported by Eumabois

On 13-16 September 2016 the 32nd meeting of wood and furniture industries will meet in Poznań in order to create the shape of the market and search for new development directions. Such a mobilisation and stimulation of the industry happens only once a year, during Drema International Trade Fair of Machines and Tools for Wood and Furniture Industries. The prestige of the fair is confirmed by the fact that it is the only industry event in Poland and one of several events in Europe supported by the EUMABOIS European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers.... [more...]

  • July 19, 2016 10:14

Siempelkamp to build new logistics and service center in Bad Kreuznach, Germany

Together with guests in Bad Kreuznach, Siempelkamp celebrated at the beginning of July the groundbreaking of the new logistics building which will, after completion of the first construction phase, provide storage space of approximately 7,000 m²... [more...]

  • July 22, 2016 13:32

Russia: plywood and pulp exports up in January-May 2016

By far the most popular Russian woodworking industry product – plywood – keeps on gaining interest of the international market members. Export volumes, of both Russian plywood and pulp continue their growth... [more...]

  • July 20, 2016 14:40

Siempelkamp supplies particleboard plant to Polish furniture manufacturer

Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A., one of the largest European furniture manufacturers, is expanding its product portfolio in the area of self-assembly furniture. The required wood-based material panels will be produced on a Siempelkamp press... [more...]

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