Archives: August 2017

Continued growth in US hardwood plywood imports from China

Hardwood plywood imports were almost unchanged from March and April, at 287,156 cu.m. However, year-to-date import [...]

Positive indications for tropical wood imports in Benelux

Imports of tropical wood products into Belgium and the Netherlands were mirror images of each other in the second half [...]

Resolute CEO is firm about no effect of lumber duties on future earnings

Resolute Forest Products Inc. expects to be reimbursed for the levies paid so that the company's future earnings won [...]

Sawlog prices in Brazil went up during the last year, after 5 years of decline

In the 1Q/17, pine sawlog prices in Brazil increased in both US dollars and in the Brazilian Real quarter [...]

Australia and China wood products trade up by 17%

During the first six months of 2017, the wood products trade value between Australia and China increased by 17%, to [...]

Lumber trade negotiators agreed on a 70-30% market split between the US and Canada

Canada and the United States have one important impediment to solve as to be able to reach a deal regarding [...]

Prices for Finnish roundwood started to decrease in May

The prices for Finnish roundwood started to decrease in May 2017, as compared to the same period last year and [...]

US lumber market registers calmer trading at the beginning of August

The US framing lumber market has reached a calmer pace after the mixed up trading registered at the end of [...]

China: Transformation of the Nankang furniture industry

According to General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, 16 furniture quality improvement demonstration zones have been approved to [...]
August 2, 2017 Daily News / Furniture / China / Global

European market for tropical wood slows again

Although overall economic conditions are improving in Europe, growth in key countries and sectors for the tropical hardwood sector is [...]