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  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 17:04

European parquet production increased by 2,32% in 2016

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent past are now being confirmed and the market is steadily improving. The consolidated data provided by the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) member companies and ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 11:20

Italy: Wood and furniture sector developed well in the first quarter of 2017

The Italian wood and furniture sector has flourished during 2017, when more than 79,000 companies spread out across the whole country, providing work for 320,000 people.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 20, 2017 15:04

Malaysia: Original furniture designs will generate higher returns

Furniture manufacturing is an important sector of the Malaysian timber industry. According to statistics from the Malaysia Timber Industry Board (MTIB), exports of major wood products in 2016 were worth RM 22,109 million.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 20, 2017 10:45

Kährs Group reports higher net sales for Q1/2017

Net sales for the Swedish wood flooring manufacturer Kährs Group totalled SEK 782 million during the first quarter of 2017 (Jan - March - SEK 695 million), an increase of 13 per cent compared with the same period in 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 15, 2017 11:43

Indonesia: Coordination of efforts to boost furniture and handicraft sectors

The Director General of the Indonesian Agro Industry, Panggah Susanto, said the government is determined to support development of the furniture and handicraft industries and is working to strengthen coordination between the various ministries involved... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 15, 2017 10:40

Sveza launched a new product for the engineered flooring producers

Sveza is launching new product – Sveza Parquet, extra strong high-quality calibrated plywood which is suited for engineered flooring production... [more...]

Interior
  • Interior
  • June 14, 2017 12:02

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU rising slowly

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU is rising slowly but the signs are not very positive for external suppliers into the region, particularly from the tropics... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 14, 2017 11:02

EBRD to finance Barlinek's projects in Poland and Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will finance investments of the Polish wood floor producer Barlinek in Poland and Ukraine... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 14, 2017 08:48

The global forest industry in Q1/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) was up 0.3% quarter-over-quarter in the 1Q/17. This was only the second time in almost three years that the GSPI increased quarter-over-quarter.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 13, 2017 10:03

EU wooden furniture imports from SE Asian suppliers fell in 2016

The EU import value of wooden furniture declined from most of the largest tropical suppliers in 2016. Import value was down 2% from Vietnam to Euro 716 million, 6% from Indonesia to Euro 299 million... [more...]

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