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  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2021 19:06

Germany: Beech log price index almost unchanged

The German producer price indices for beech logs fell by an average of 0.2% to 100.2 points in July 2021. B quality increased by 0.1% compared to May to a level of 104.6 points. The index for 3 m lengths rose by 4.9% to 104.9 points, while 5 m lengths decreased by 0.1% to... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2021 18:39

Germany: Oak log price index mostly declining

The German producer price indices for oak logs decreased almost uniformly in July 2021 compared to the previous month. On average, the index value fell by 0.6% to 114.4 points. A quality gained 4% to 94.4 points. B quality recorded a decrease of 1.7% to 114.2 points, with 3 m lengths... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 22, 2021 13:06

German kitchen furniture industry expects growth of 10 percent in 2021

As of July 2021, sales in the German kitchen furniture industry were up 14.7 percent, well above the level of the same period in 2020 and also in the pre-Covid-19 year 2019...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 22, 2021 11:33

Vietnam's wood product exports up 54% in Jan.-July 2021

In the first 7 months of 2021 W&WP exports reached US$9.26 billion, up 54% over the same period of 2020. Due to the severe outbreak of Covid-19 in the major wood processing industries of Binh Duong... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 20, 2021 13:13

Metsä plans to invest EUR 200 million in a new LVL mill

Metsä Group is planning to construct a new LVL mill on its expanding mill area in Äänekoski, Finland...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 20, 2021 11:13

US hardwood flooring imports recede

Much like veneer imports, US import volumes of hardwood flooring also saw a hot streak come to an end in July. Imports fell 18% in July as imports from China and Brazil tailed off from yearly highs in June. Imports from China were down 40% in July and are now 19% year to date...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 17, 2021 11:37

Italy: growth in wood and furniture technology sector in H1/2021

The development of the pandemic has impacted all economic trends, including the machines, tools and equipment for woodworking and furniture production...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 16, 2021 12:17

Bergs Timber to increase capacity for windows and doors

To meet strong demand for wooden windows and doors in conjunction with renovations and new production, the Group's subsidiary Byko-Lat in Latvia will make investments in increasing production capacity...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 14, 2021 16:06

The DREMA fair will be held from September 14 to 17, 2021 in Poznań

Last year’s edition of DREMA met with a very positive reception, despite very difficult conditions and high uncertainty that accompanied the organisers almost to the end. This shows the strength and importance of the wood and furniture industry in Poland...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 14, 2021 12:05

Rise in EU27 imports of tropical flooring from Malaysia continues

EU27 imports of flooring from tropical countries were 11,300 tonnes in the first 6 months of 2021, 2% more than in 2020 but still 7% down compared to 2019. The rise in EU27 wood flooring imports from Malaysia, that began last year, has continued into 2021...... [more...]

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