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  • October 31, 2014 11:23

    Vietnam: Wood products exports top $5 billion through October

    Exports of wood and wood products from Vietnam reached US$ 5 billion in January-October 2014. This represents an increase of 13.3% as compared to the same period of 2014... [more...]

  • October 31, 2014 09:48

    UK's timber sector reports record number of orders and booming profits

    The UK timber sector registered a record number of orders last year, with some organisations doubling their business. Data shows that some members had seen sales increase as much as 163% and by 84% in the last three months... [more...]

  • October 30, 2014 09:22

    Russia: Exports of lumber and plywood up 15%

    The volume of exported Russian lumber for seven months of 2014 grew by an annualized rate of 15.1% and reached 7.65 million tons. In value, lumber export was 2.27 billion US dollars (+10.2%). The export of lumber outside CIS was 5.59 million tons (+10.7%) up to 1.76 billion US dollars (+11.4%), and to CIS countries - 2.06 million tons (+15%) worth 507.5 million US dollars (+5%)... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 13:40

    UNILIN to increase wood flooring capacity with new production site in Czech Republic

    UNILIN, part of the Mohawk Group, a leading global flooring manufacturer, announces the expansion of its production capacity for engineered wood floors. In response to an increasing demand, UNILIN is opening a state-of-the-art production site in... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 12:04

    U.S. softwood lumber and panel price index

    The debut of September in US brought rising lumber and panel prices, following a strong August. However, prices slumped during the four weeks, and ended at stable or even lower levels compared to the beginning of the month... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 10:23

    West Fraser reports improved Q3 results on gradual recovery in U.S. home construction

    West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported third-quarter net earnings of C$70 million, up substantially from C$55 million in the same 2013 quarter. The integrated company whose products include lumber, plywood, pulp and newsprint among others, said after markets closed Monday that revenues advanced to C$1.03 billion from C$878 million in the quarter... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 10:07

    Germany: KVH price falls; hardwood more expensive

    The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn timber assortments lost ground compared to August. The sharpest decline was recorded in KVH price, which had declined both as compared to August, as well as compared to September 2013... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 08:49

    Latvia's forest industry exports increase 11.3%

    From January to August, exports of the Latvian forest industry increased by 11.3%%, reaching EUR 1.359 billion, compared to EUR 1.221 billion in the same period in 2013... [more...]

  • October 28, 2014 10:06

    Japan: Weak yen to drive up cost of imported wood products

    The yen has been rapidly weakening in recent weeks, reaching almost 110 yen per dollar. The reason is expectation of strong dollar by coming higher interest rate in the U.S.A. Weak yen pushes cost of imported products. Wood products market has been suffering from declining demand after the consumption tax increased since last April and this is additional negative news for sluggish housing market... [more...]

  • October 28, 2014 09:31

    Kronospan to launch 350,000 m³ OSB plant in Russia

    Kronospan has launched its fourth Russian OSB mill in Eogorievsk, Moscow region (after Hillman, Novovyatsky LK and DOK Kalevala). The mill will have an annual capacity of... [more...]