the timber network


  • Forestry
  • March 27, 2015 12:33

Trends in Ukrainian oak timber export

The Ukrainian government considers imposing moratorium on timber exports. The legislative draft on moratorium, which the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian parliament) has already passed in the first reading, suggests adding oak to the list of valuable and rare wood species. ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 27, 2015 09:17

Indonesia: Export and domestic prices for log, sawnwood and panels

The Indonesian rupiah recently fell sharply against the US dollar on fears Indonesia's trade with China, its biggest trading partner, will decline as China settles for a slower and more structured growth model... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 26, 2015 13:15

Forecast: European paper and forest product companies starting turnaround

Most European paper and forest product companies will maintain or increase their capital expenditure in 2015 to meet their expansion plans. ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 25, 2015 15:45

Myanmar: Teak prices at latest auctions

The following timber was sold by tender on 23 February 2015 and on 9 March 2015at the Yangon depot by the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE). Average prices for logs are expressed in hoppus tons... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 25, 2015 11:50

New-Zealand export log prices record first drop in eight months

New Zealand export log prices dropped for the first time in eight months as shipments to China, the nation's largest market, exceed demand, resulting in a build up of inventory on Chinese ports... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 25, 2015 09:33

Finnish sawlogs cheaper in February

In February 2015, sawlog prices in Finland have declined as compared to January. On average, sawlogs have become cheaper by almost 4 percent. The price of pine sawlogs declined by... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • March 25, 2015 08:35

India: Current prices of teak logs, sawnwood and plywood

The January price index for wood and wood products rose slightly part of the rise may be explained by the increase in Sarawak log prices. Similarly the price index for plywood rose reflecting the price increases achieved by plywood manufacturers... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 24, 2015 10:26

Austria: Price of wood pellets drops in March

In March the price of wood pellets in Austria dropped for the first time since April 2014. Though modest, the price growth was constant from the spring of last year until February 2015... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 24, 2015 08:26

Japan's plywood supply in 2014

Japan's total supply of plywood in 2014 including imports was 6,297,400 cbms, 2.6% less than 2013 but the supply has been over six million cbms for four straight years... [more...]

  • Interior
  • March 24, 2015 07:35

US imported 8% more furniture in 2014

Following a 7% growth in 2013, US wooden furniture imports increased by 8% in 2014. Wooden furniture imports were worth $14.65 billion in 2014. Imports from all major suppliers increased. The largest growth was in imports from Vietnam and Mexico... [more...]

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