the timber network

Sawmilling

  • Sawmilling
  • May 22, 2015 10:01

Calls for legalisation of the China-Myanmar timber trade

China is one of Myanmar's important markets for wood products and China accounted for around 37% of Myanmar's wood product exports in 2013 valued at USD621 million...... [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...]

  • Forestry
  • May 21, 2015 13:01

Malaysia still confident of reaching US$15 billion annual earnings from timber exports

Malaysia is optimistic it can achieve the target of raising its annual timber export earnings to 53 billion ringgit ($15 billion) by 2020... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 21, 2015 08:29

Logs and sawnwood prices in China

This report contains latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 21, 2015 07:53

African mahogany has great potential in Brazil

African Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis) tolerates a variety of soil types and climate making it a feasible proposition in Brazil...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 20, 2015 15:40

Romanian Parliament adopts new Forestry Code

The new Forestry Code limits to 30% the posibility of one single company to process a certain type of wood...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 20, 2015 15:29

Russia: Output of forest industry stable

The situation of the Russian foresty industry is rather stable at the moment. Thus, in the period form January to April 2015, the production volume of Russian lumber came up to 6.9 million m3, what corresponds to a 2.3% increase year-on-year... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 20, 2015 14:47

Logging increases in Norway

In Norway, a total of 2.7 million cubic metres of roundwood were cut for sale in the 1st quarter of 2015. This is 7 percent more than in the corresponding quarter of 2014. The average Norwegian roundwood price rose by 2 percent in the same period... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • May 20, 2015 11:21

European joinery product import trends

With the exception of flooring products, imports contribute only a small proportion of total EU consumption of joinery products. In terms of value, only around 4.5% of doors and glulam, and around 0.5% of wood windows installed in the EU are imported from outside the region... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 20, 2015 09:35

American producers seek new restrictions on Canadian lumber exports

U.S. lumber producers want tighter restrictions on Canada's lumber exports to the United States or trade sanctions under U.S. law.... [more...]

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