• Market Prices
  • May 20, 2022 12:26

Vietnamese wood pellets on the rise

Vietnam's wood pellet exports are rising. In 2021 the export volume reached 3.5 million tonnes, worth US$413 million. Exports have been growing at between 10-20% annually.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 20, 2022 10:24

US hardwood flooring imports surge

US imports of hardwood flooring moved higher in March, rising 36% to mark the strongest month since November 2018. Imports from Brazil rose 74% in March and are up 24% over 2021 through the first quarter.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • May 20, 2022 09:54

German furniture industry records a 16% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2022

The German furniture industry increased its sales by 16.1% to around €4.8 billion in the first quarter of 2022. The industry achieved a plus of 15.6% in Germany. ... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 19, 2022 14:52

Production in construction stable in euro area and up by 0.2% in EU

In March 2022 compared with February 2022, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector remained stable in the euro area and increased by 0.2% in the EU... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 19, 2022 12:09

US housing starts fall in April

A report released by the US Commerce Department on Wednesday showed a modest decrease in new residential construction in the month of April. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 18, 2022 08:04

Finnish timber trade slows down during January-April 2022

The Finnish timber trade decreased in January-April 2022, according to the Finnish Forest Industry Association's statistics.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 17, 2022 11:10

UK's tropical sawnwood imports raise by 72% at the beginning of 2022

UK imports of tropical sawnwood started this year strongly. Imports were 15,800 tonnes in the first two months of 2022, 72% more than the same period last year and 32% more than the same period in 2020.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 17, 2022 09:15

Canadian housing starts trend higher in April

The trend in housing starts was 257,846 units in April, up from 253,226 units in March, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 17, 2022 08:11

China's OSB production increases by 70% in 2021

China's oriented strand board (OSB) sector has grown fast, as production by overseas mills has slowed and international demand has expanded.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 16, 2022 11:16

Vietnam: Exports of wood and wood products to rise in 2022

According to the General Department of Customs exports of wood and wood products (W&WP) in April 2022 are estimated at US$1.5 billion, up by 7.3% compared to April of 2021.... [more...]

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