Archives: 2015

Some changes to the EUTR Guidance Document

According to EU importers, one factor which continues to create uncertainty in the European market for tropical wood is lack [...]
July 20, 2015 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Wood-based panel production in China up 7 percent

According to statistics from the State Forestry Administration the total output of China’s wood-based panel industries in 2014 [...]

IKEA plans to buy 33.600 ha of forests in Romania

Swedish furniture giant IKEA group announced the purchase of 33.600 hectares of forests central and north-eastern Romania. The [...]

Softwood producers to target Indian market

The fast-growing Indian market has caught the attention of softwood producers in North America and Europe. Tropical hardwoods are [...]

Austrian softwood lumber prices in July

Softwood lumber prices in Austria have overall dropped slightly in July. Compared with June, only the upper price limits of [...]

Particleboard plant in Canada converts to wood pellet production

A Canadian particleboard facility will be converted into a wood pellet manufacturing plant. NEWPRO has decided to start producing wood [...]

Half world’s consumers will be from ASEAN countries by 2025

The coming into effect of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at the end of 2015 is believed to be an [...]

China: Tough domestic standards for wooden furniture

The air pollutant emission standard for the Chinese wooden furniture manufacturing industry (DB11/1202-2015) has been released. This has [...]
July 8, 2015 Daily News / Furniture

Canada: Wood products industry set for growth in 2015

Canada's wood products industry is benefiting from the ongoing recovery in the U.S. housing and a weaker Canadian [...]

Malaysian FOB log prices improve in Q1

Sarawak log exporters report rising FOB prices in the face of firm demand. The domestic newspaper, The Star, has reported [...]