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Archives: November 2017

Mohawk Industries acquires largest flooring company in Australia and NZ

Mohawk Industries has agreed to acquire Godfrey Hirst Group, the leading flooring company in Australia and New Zealand. Mohawk presently [...]

Dieffenbacher completes expansion of its production site in the Czech Republic

Dieffenbacher has increased the manufacturing capacities at its production site in Brno, Czech Republic.    In addition [...]

Canada opens WTO case against United States over softwood lumber duties

Canada formally requested World Trade Organization (WTO) consultations with the United States concerning the U.S. Department of Commerce’s [...]

Latvia: Wood products exports up by 5.7% in Q1-Q3

During the first nine months of this year Latvia exported EUR 1.648 billion worth of forestry products, up 5 [...]

The price of wood pellets in Austria on a seasonal upward trend

The average price of wood pellets in Austria has reached of 232.9 € per tonne of wood pellets or 4 [...]

Review of China’s first half hardwood log & sawnwood imports

In the first half of 2017 China’s hardwood log imports totalled 8.38 million cubic metres.    [...]

Sveza to acquire plywood plant in Russia

Sveza signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Tyumen Plywood Plant from its current owner Almira Karimova.     [...]

Stock levels of hardwood in UK are high

Due to the strong buying activity in the first half of the 2017, UK traders report that hardwood stock levels [...]

China: Plywood production up by 7%

In 2016 plywood production rose 7% to 177.56 million cubic metres accounting for nearly 60% of total woodbased panel [...]