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Archives: August 2016

BSW Timber to double capacity at sawmill in Wales

New investment by BSW Timber in its sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys will double the mill’s production capacity [...]

Chinese furniture companies move production to Vietnam to avoid US antidumping duties

Vietnamese firms are worried that the tax spotlight could be turned on them.  Official statistics show a third [...]

Raute to deliver birch plywood mill equipment in Russia

Raute Corporation has received orders worth almost EUR 32 million for the expansion of Vyatskiy Fanernyi Kombinat’s mill in [...]

Most recent trends in Japanese office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports

While Japan’s office furniture imports have remained remarkably stable over the past 12 months, more volatilty has been observed [...]

Ghana: July export prices for logs, sawnwood, veneer, plywood

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 1-31 July, 2016:    Boule [...]

Scandinavian Moelven comes with best financial result since 2007

Scandinavian  group Moelven released financial results for the first half of 2016. The operating profit rose to EUR 22.1 [...]

Lumber prices in the US on a low at the end of August

Framing lumber prices caused lighter sales last week in the US. The buyers were more cautious because of the month [...]

North American logs&lumber exports to Asia down 33% in the last two years

The major wood products exports from the US Northwest (logs) and British Columbia (lumber) to Asia have fallen in value [...]

Välinge majority owner Pervanovo acquires Croatian oak veneer producer Tehnodrvo

      Pervanovo Invest AB, the majority owner of Välinge, has acquired all shares of [...]

Swedish giant SCA splits

Swedish group SCA announced that, in order to further develop the Group’s two operations, it had decided to initiate [...]