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  • July 23, 2014 07:43

    Malaysia: Plywood, the major export earner in Sabah

    Wood product exports from Sabah in the first five months of this year totalled RM663.4 million (approx. US$207.3 million). The biggest contributor to export earnings was plywood at 238,614 cu.m, valued at RM400 million ( approx. US$125.0 million)... [more...]

  • July 22, 2014 14:07

    North American panel production advances in the second quarter

    North American structural panel production and apparent consumption were up 4.6% and 2.6%, respectively, in the second quarter compared to the same period of 2013... [more...]

  • July 21, 2014 11:36

    Brazilian wood industry performs well in the first five months

    The Brazilian Tree Industry Association (IBÁ), a newly created organisation representing plantation timber producers has presented in June the statistical data on Brazil's performance of pulp, paper and wood panels industries. Thus, from January through May 2014, Brazilian wood panels production totaled... [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 23:53

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 28, 2014

    Sales of framing lumber were a mixed bag... [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 06:39

    Brazil: Exports of wood products from Mato Grosso fall

    Forest product export volumes from producers in the state of Mato Grosso fell 24% year on year between January and May this year. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), the state exported... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 16:04

    West Fraser announces second quarter results

    West Fraser Timber Co. reported earnings of C$74 million on sales of C$1,053 million in the second quarter of 2014... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 12:05

    Premiere: LIGNA to feature new Wood Industry Summit

    LIGNA –the leading trade fair for the forestry and wood industries – next runs from 11 to 15 May 2015, and wants to take its commitment as the international shop window for the wood industry to the next level with an exciting new offering: the Wood Industry Summit. Organized by Deutsche Messe in partnership with the German Forestry Council (KWF), the all-new Wood Industry Summit will comprise an exhibition area, a matchmaking platform and a forum, making it a powerful hub for international lead generation and dialogue. It will be staged on about 800 square meters (2,000 sq. ft.) of display area in Hall 13... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 10:08

    Universal Forest Products improves net earnings by 38%

    Universal Forest Products, Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter 2014 net earnings of $21.8 million, up 38.1 percent over net earnings of $15.8 million for the second quarter of 2013. Net sales of... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 07:23

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 27, 2014

    Post-holiday framing lumber trading was hit and miss. Some traders were slow to return to their offices, and buyers covered what they needed but steered clear of adding to inventories. Sales were sufficient to keep most prices in western and Canadian species on an even keel or tilted upward... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 06:21

    Indonesian timber legality verification boosts sales

    The Ministry of Forestry (MoF) has reported exports of Indonesian wood products have continued to increase since the beginning of 2014 when the national timber legality assurance scheme (SVLK) became operational... [more...]