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Archives: July 2018

German hardwood sawmills expect stable to rising lumber prices

This year, the representatives of the German hardwood sawmills and forestry companies met before the summer break in Kassel, Germany [...]

U.S. sawmills produce significantly more softwood lumber in the first four months of the year

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in the first four months of 2018 was 11.579 billion board ft [...]

Trump administration to extend list of products subject to tariffs

Many wood products and furniture items from China are on the latest list by the Trump administration that may be [...]

Negative outlook for the Malaysian wood products industry

As the second half of 2018 approaches, analysts have projected that the wood-based manufacturing sector will remain pessimistic as [...]

No growth in European wood furniture production in 2017

The value of EU wood furniture production was €40.3 billion in 2017, no change from the previous year and [...]

New accusations for Holzindustrie Schweighofer of purchasing illegal wood in Romania

A new investigation takes a look behind the scenes to detail how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of [...]

LIGNA 2019: More than 80 % of the exhibition space booked

While opening day is still about a year away, exhibition space at the world's leading trade fair for machinery [...]

Segezha’s new plywood production line in Russia inaugurated

Vyatsky Plywood Mill (subsidiary of Segezha Group) launched a new premium birch plywood production. According to the announcement, the investments [...]

India: Price overview for imported teak, sawnwood and plywood

Demand for Indian imported logs continues unchanged but imports are still affected by the withdrawal of credit facilities. Another factor [...]

Canadian lumber companies lose millions due to US tariffs

U.S. duties introduced on softwood lumber imports from Canada determined a lot of financial difficulties to Canadian lumber companies [...]