• Panels
  • July 28, 2016 14:08

North American structural panel production up by 6%

North American structural panel production and apparent consumption rose 6.0% and 6.6%, respectively, in the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2016... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • July 28, 2016 12:02

Wooden timber tower to be built in Amsterdam

HAUT, the 21-storey wooden residential building by the Dutch River Amstel, is a serious contender to become the tallest timber tower in the world. The municipality of Amsterdam has selected Team V Architecture with Lingotto, Nicole Maarsen, ARUP and brand partner NLE to develop this remarkable high-rise structure... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 28, 2016 08:03

Slight fall in Brazilian wood products exports

In May 2016 the value of Brazil’s wood product exports (except pulp and paper) fell 1.6% in compared to May 2015, from US$231.7 million to US$228.1 million... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 27, 2016 13:20

New home sales in US reach highest level since 2008

Single-family home sales in US increased more than expected in June and reached the highest level in 8-1/2 years... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • July 26, 2016 12:10

Austria: Price of wood pellets increases slightly this month

The retail price for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Austria has increased slightly in July. On average, pellets currently cost 222.7 EUR/tonne. This is 0.1% more than in June... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 26, 2016 08:33

Malaysia: Exports of wood products from Sarawak dropped 3.5% in H1/2016

The timber and timber products exports from Sarawak decreased by 3.5% in the first half of 2016... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 25, 2016 15:04

Upward trend in American hardwood exports to China

The hardwood exports from the US to China increased year-on-year, by 4.8%, reaching $520 million between January and April 2016... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 25, 2016 13:05

Decline in US hardwood plywood imports continues

US hardwood plywood imports were down 1% in April, the fourth consecutive month-on-month decline. A total of 211,096 cu.m. were imported in April, worth US$122.1 million. Year-to-date import volumes remain slightly higher (+1%) than in April 2015, but the value of year-to date plywood imports decreased 7% compared to 2015... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 25, 2016 09:23

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 29, 2016

Prices of framing lumber continued to strengthen amid steady consumption across the continent. A third consecutive week of price appreciation surprised some traders who had anticipated a mid-summer lull. But despite summer heat that beat down activity in the Midwest and Southeast, supplies overall flowed smoothly through the pipeline... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 22, 2016 13:32

Russia: plywood and pulp exports up in January-May 2016

By far the most popular Russian woodworking industry product – plywood – keeps on gaining interest of the international market members. Export volumes, of both Russian plywood and pulp continue their growth... [more...]

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