the timber network


  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 08:31

Brazil: Wood products exports expected to rise 30% this year

The value of Brazilian wood products exports (including timber, wood chips, sawnwood, plywood, door, mouldings, and flooring) is expected to reach US$3 billion in 2015, 30% above 2014 exports... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • September 02, 2015 12:02

FORDAQ organizes new online auction of sawn hardwood

More than 300 m3 of of oak, cherry, alder, maple, hornbeam, beech and jequitiba can be acquired with 0% buyer commission... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 01, 2015 08:53

France: Lumber prices in the second quarter of 2015

In the following report you can check the latest available lumber prices in France (both softwood as well as hardwood)... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 31, 2015 15:15

DIY group Obi takes over Baumax

Media rumours have been speculating for weeks, now they have been confirmed. The Austrian home improvement chain Baumax has been taken over by the German DIY group Obi and the Austrian property developer Supernova... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 31, 2015 10:05

Central/West Africa: Slow demand from China dominates market sentiment

Okume demand and hence prices continue to be very depressed in contrast to prices and demand for sapele and sipo which remain firm. Padauk is also in demand and prices have improved slightly.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 31, 2015 09:43

Growth in EU hardwood plywood imports slackens

EU imports of hardwood plywood were 103.1 million cu.m in the first five months of this year, 3.3% more than in the same period of 2014. However, import growth has slowed in 2015 compared to the 11.1% increase registered for 2014 as a whole... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 28, 2015 10:13

Chinese hardwood plywood performing well in UK and Benelux region

Continued growth in Chinese hardwood plywood deliveries to Europe in 2015 is almost entirely due to three countries: the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 28, 2015 07:57

Välinge signs a new 2G/5G wood license in China

Chinese company Jiangsu Mingle Flooring Co., Ltd has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 2G/5G locking system for their engineered wood flooring... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 27, 2015 15:00

Kastamonu seeks a 20% share on the Russian laminate flooring market

There's a downturn tendency in the EU and Chinese shipments of laminate flooring to Russia. However, this gives a good business opportunity for the Turkish Kastamonu to gradually expand production volumes at its Russian site in SEZ Alabuga... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 27, 2015 09:54

Prospects for the European plywood markets still uncertain

While plywood importers are generally satisfied with the market situation in Central and Northern Europe in the first half of 2015, there is still uncertainty about the future... [more...]

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