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  • September 20, 2022 08:10

Vietnamese timber exporters struggle to find new markets

Contrary to full orders at the beginning of the year, Vietnamese wood and wooden furniture enterprises are currently facing many difficulties due to the cancellation of orders by customers because of inflation in countries such as the US and the EU and the sharp increase in input material costs.... [more...]

  • September 26, 2022 11:18

EU Parliament resolutions on forest and wood controversial

The EU Parliament recently voted on numerous initiatives that will have a significant impact on the sawmill and timber industry in the years to come. Among other things, the new EU forest strategy was on the agenda with tailwind for the use of wood.... [more...]

  • September 19, 2022 10:02

Sweden: Sveaskog to announce price increase

Sveaskog raises timber prices in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, Sweden. The demand for pulpwood is strong and the price of forest raw materials is increased to strengthen the profitability of forestry.... [more...]

  • September 21, 2022 12:28

North American lumber prices drop

It is normal for this time of year for North America construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices to be falling, as the bulk of main home building activity is finished for the season. ... [more...]

  • September 23, 2022 12:49

Logs imports via China-Europe raiway

The China-Europe freight raiway serves China, Europe and the countries in between. As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) develops this train service has become a key channel for economic cooperation between China and other countries along the BRI routes.... [more...]

  • September 22, 2022 10:39

Koskisen and Stora Enso to launch bio-based furniture board

Finnish wood industry company Koskisen uses Stora Enso’s bio-based binder, NeoLigno® by Stora Enso, to replace fossil-based resins used in furniture boards.... [more...]

  • September 23, 2022 08:46

German furniture industry has to show flexibility

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Germany's furniture manufacturers have faced extremely volatile market developments.... [more...]

  • September 22, 2022 11:50

Vietnam: Wood and wood product trade highlights

According to Vietnam’s General Department of Customs W&WP exports in August 2022 are estimated at US$1.35 billion, up 65% compared to August 2021.... [more...]

  • September 22, 2022 11:47

Central/West Africa: Demand in China slows

The economic slowdown in China is impacting trade and producers report a noticeable drop in orders for okoume and some redwoods.... [more...]

  • September 23, 2022 13:51

Exports of US sawn hardwood expanded in first half of 2022

In January-June, U.S. exports of hardwood lumber expanded to 1.9 million cubic metres, a 12% increase over the same period last year.... [more...]

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