• Sawmilling
  • September 18, 2020 10:37

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.2% in the euro area and fell by 0.1% in the EU...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2020 10:31

Finland's forest industry exports drop 18% in the first half

In the first half year the exports value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled in real terms EUR 5.18 billion (deflated using wholesale price index)...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 17, 2020 14:19

Interfor to sell Gilchrist sawmill in Oregon

Interfor Corporation has reached an agreement to sell its specialty sawmill located in Gilchrist, Oregon to Neiman Enterprises Inc. The completion of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to close in the 4Q 2020...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 17, 2020 12:20

Date and venue confirmed for WoodEX for Africa

Africa’s premier timber trade expo will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg from 29 June – 1 July 2021...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 17, 2020 09:18

US tropical hardwood imports rose in July

US' July imports of sawn tropical hardwood rose 16% month on month but at 12,596 cubic metres, the volume of tropical hardwood imports was down more than 40% from July 2019...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 16, 2020 13:57

CEI-Bois and EOS strengthen cooperation

CEI-Bois, the European Association of the Wood Industry and the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) have strengthened their cooperation with the..... [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...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 14, 2020 09:53

Particularly sharp fall in French tropical wood imports in May

France imports of tropical wood and wood furniture started the year quite strongly before falling very sharply in May. In June there were signs of a robust rebound...... [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...]

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