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Archives: January 2019

Swedish dockers’ strike affects lumber exports, as ports shut down

Lumber exporters in Sweden were hit by a strike of over 1,000 dockers across eight ports in the country [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up through the end of January

Wintry weather held back trading in some lumber markets in the US, but sellers of framing lumber turned in their [...]

No deal Brexit advice: changes for UK timber importers and exporters

UK's timber importers and exporters are being asked to consider requirements for their businesses in the event of a [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down by 2021

Euroconstruct sees its growth forecast for the European construction industry from 2019 to 2021 as falling. The growth peak for [...]

Swiss Krono to invest in a new OSB plant in Sharya, Russia

Swiss Krono Group, based in Lucerne, Switzerland, increased its consolidated gross revenue by more than 11% to reach CHF 2 [...]

2018 was a bad year for Scandinavian sawmills’ softwood lumber exports to China

  After years of steady growth, the European softwood lumber exports to China had a bad year in 2018 [...]

Latest prices for Indian domestic and imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 1-15 January 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Prices of softwood lumber in Austria stable in December

Prices of softwood lumber in Austria were at a stable level in December 2018. Only the price of reserve square [...]

European parquet market drops in 2018 after three consecutive years of growth

The overall consumption figures of the European Parquet Industry for the year 2018 have moderately contracted by a bit less [...]

Investigation reveals how illegally harvested timber is ‘greenwashed’ in China

An investigation conducted by Sixth Tone, a group of Chinese researchers and journalists linked to the Shanghai United Media Group [...]