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Archives: April 2018

Forte expands particleboard production in Poland

One of the largest European furniture manufacturers Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. is ramping-up production at its new particleboard [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Switzerland slightly descend during April

The price for wood pellets in Switzerland amounted to an average of CHF 372.3/t (EUR 313.58/t [...]

Lumber prices in the US picked up again; trading experienced mix trends

Framing lumber trading in the US experienced mix trends during last week. While the rally in Canadian S-P-F [...]

Rise in US wooden furniture imports from Indonesia and India

US wooden furniture imports grew 1% in January to US$1.69 billion. Imports were 6% higher than in January [...]

Sharp fall in EU imports of African sawnwood

The most notable trend in the supply of sawn hardwood to the EU in 2017 was the sharp fall in [...]

UK: Concern at shortage of timber for pallets

UK's Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of a shortage of smaller logs required by the pallet [...]

Russian plywood producer Murom orders plant from Siempelkamp

Russian plywood producer CJSC “Murom” has ordered a complete plant from Siempelkamp. The ambitious goal of this cooperation was the [...]
April 12, 2018

Mozambique to further extend restriction on logging and timber exports

The Mozambican Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development has completely banned the exploitation of three species of hardwoods, and [...]
April 12, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

WTO to establish two panels to rule on US lumber duties

At the request of Canada, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed on 9 April to establish two panels [...]

British Columbia softwood lumber exports to US crash in March

Softwood lumber exports from British Columbia to the United States plunged 20 per cent in March from a year ago [...]