the timber network


  • Market Prices
  • September 03, 2015 12:29

China’s first half log imports fall

In the first half of 2015 China's log imports were 23.123 million cubic metres valued at US$4.38 billion, down 14% in volume and 32% in value on the same period in 2014. The average FOB price for imported logs fell 21% to US$190 per cubic metres ... [more...]

  • 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...]

  • Machinery News
  • September 02, 2015 09:16

Italian woodworking machinery industry on the rise

In 2014, the Italian woodworking machinery and tools industry recorded an 8.6% increase from the previous year, reaching a production value of 1,669 million euro... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 01, 2015 12:57

US wooden furniture imports highest since recession

At US$1.38 billion, May imports were the highest since the US financial crisis... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 01, 2015 09:44

Canada: Lumber production up 5.2%

Sawmills in Canada produced 5 804.7 thousand cubic metres of lumber in June 2015... [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...]

  • Wood Construction
  • August 31, 2015 13:15

Japan: Construction growth slows down

Housing starts in Japan slowed more than expected in July... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 31, 2015 10:16

Sweden: Harvesting volumes highest in 7 years

Harvesting volumes in Sweden have increased by 7 percent in 2014. Gross felling in 2014 was estimated to 91.5 million cubic metre standing volume (stem volume over bark from stump to tip). It is the highest figure since 2007... [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...]

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