the timber network


  • Sawmilling
  • June 01, 2015 11:38

Slowdown in lumber export from U.S. to Europe

U.S. hardwood lumber exports to Europe were 20% lower this February than last, dropping year-to-date volume 13% behind the 2014 pace. Shipments were down to 7 of the Top 10 European destinations, and volumes were lower for each of the ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2015 11:03

Turkish companies can benefit of 70% state support for membership on Fordaq

Are you a Turkish company interested in membership on Fordaq? Are you already a Turkish company member on Fordaq? Did you know that the Turkish Government offers subsidies of up to 70% for memberships on foreign e-commerce websites?... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 28, 2015 10:07

Turkey increases tax on furniture imports to 50%; initiates anti-dumping investigations on Chinese plywood

A decree by the Turkish cabinet of ministers increased the tax rate on furniture imports to 50 percent from 13 percent... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 28, 2015 09:34

Rubberwood parquet floor developed in Japan

Sanyu Yukakoji (Tokyo), wooden floor applicator for condominium, school and commercial buildings, has developed rubberwood flooring blocks jointly with a flooring manufacturer in Thailand... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 27, 2015 08:03

New wood licensee granted on Välinge's 2G and 5G-C locking system

Välinge has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with the Chinese company Zhejiang Fudeli Timber Industry Co., Ltd. for the use of the 5G-C system... [more...]

  • Interior
  • May 26, 2015 14:20

Furniture market outlook positive for 2015 and 2016 in U.S.

US furniture consumption is forecast to grow by 3% in 2015 and 2016... [more...]

  • Interior
  • May 26, 2015 10:33

Brazil: Furniture manufacturers struggle against weak domestic demand

According to the Furniture Industry Association of Rio Grande do Sul state (MOVERGS) and the Institute of Studies and Industrial Marketing (IEMI) Brazilian furniture production fell by almost 11% in February. Amongst producers in Rio Grande do Sul State, one of the leading furniture producer states, the decline was just over 19%... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 25, 2015 11:34

US: Drop in hardwood plywood imports from China

US imports of hardwood plywood at 212,044 cu.m. were down 10% in February from the previous month. The largest decline in hardwood plywood imports was from China...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 21, 2015 15:20

Good prospects of the Swedish forest industry on the European and Chinese markets

Despite the global economy still suffering after the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and dependence of the Swedish industrial sector on it, it seems that the outlook for the timber industry is rather good in the upcoming years... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 20, 2015 13:06

Positive outlook for Egger as market position strengthens

The Austrian Egger Group has closed its 2014/15 business year and is satisfied with its progress. The stable development above all in the field of decorative products for furniture and interior design had a positive effect on the past year. Egger has a good position on the market which demonstrates that the company is on the right track with its strategic investment and growth decisions, the company says in a press release. Egger is confident for the new business year and continues to invest strongly in its existing plants... [more...]

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