• Panels
  • September 16, 2020 14:00

Japan’s plywood imports drop 28% in 1H 2020

There has been a steady decline in the volume of Japan’s plywood imports in the first half of 2020....... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 14, 2020 13:26

Vietnamese forestry products exports up 10% in Jan.-Aug. 2020

Vietnam earned 7.83 billion USD from exporting forestry products in the first eight months of 2020, up 10.3 percent year-on-year and accounting for 29.9 percent of the agricultural sector's total export turnover...... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • September 14, 2020 10:10

Growth in North American lumber prices slows

The unprecedented increases in North America construction framing softwood lumber prices seen so far during 2020 slowed somewhat last week. Normally by Labour Day customers have ordered... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 14, 2020 08:11

EU to strengthen environmental requirements in trade agreements

A motion by the European Parliament's International Trade Commission calls for the European Union to strengthen the environmental protection requirements in its trade agreements...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 10, 2020 13:13

IMA Schelling Group will not attend LIGNA

The IMA Schelling Group has decided not to participate in the LIGNA trade fair next year. Factors such as the uncertain development of the pandemic in spring 2021...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 10, 2020 11:20

Ghana: Exports of wood product exports down over 40%

Ghana’s wood product exports for the first five-months of 2020 slipped to 76,551 m3 (Euro 38.00 million), from 128,842 m3 (Eur 66.05 million) in 2019...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 10, 2020 09:20

Coillte to invest EUR 44.4 million in Medite Smartply’s OSB plant in Ireland

Coillte, Ireland’s largest commercial forestry and land solutions company, approved a Euro 44.4 million investment to improve and upgrade Medite Smartply’s SMARTPLY OSB plant in County Waterford...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 09, 2020 09:25

Getting back in touch with the market – at LIGNA.21

Preparations for LIGNA '21 are already in full swing. The world's top international wood-industry trade show is enjoying strong industry support despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 08, 2020 13:48

12th European Wood-based Panel Symposium postponed to 2022

Organisers of the 12th European Wood-based Panel Symposium have announced that the event cannot take place this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 08, 2020 13:31

Stunning Vietnamese first half wood product exports

According to Vietnam Customs, at the end of June, wood and wood product (W&WP) export revenues amounted to US$4.903 billion, 4% up compared to the same period of 2019 and 22% higher than in May...... [more...]

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