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Archives: January 2019

Estonia: Roundwood prices in November 2018 way higher over a year ago; pulpwood prices nearly double

The prices for all rounwood assortments in Estonia have increased in November 2018. Above all, small diameter pine and spruce [...]

China’s economic growth falls to a three-decade low in 2018

As a result of the tariff dispute with the Trump administration, China's economic growth fell to a three-decade [...]

Prices for Austrian wood pellets well above last year’s level

The January 2019 wood pellets price in Austria continued to rise, both as compared to December 2018, as well as [...]

Domestic EU wood furniture trade on the rise

The latest Eurostat trade data for EU wood furniture trade indicates that internal EU trade is rising, whereas external trade [...]

China and the European countries cooperate to promote wood products trade through railway express

A China-Europe Wood Industry Cooperation Summit was recently hosted by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA). A [...]

IKEA to conduct an audit at Kronospan’s Polish mills

The IKEA Group will conduct at the Polish mills of the Austrian company Kronospan, which is a supplier of the [...]

European laminate flooring market experiences downturn in 2018

In 2018, manufacturing members of the Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) achieved worldwide sales of European-produced [...]

Booming prices for logs in Finland

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased sharply in November 2018, as compared to the same month of 2017. Sawlog prices [...]

China’s forestry sector output reached US$1.1 trillion in 2018

China's forestry sector output reached 7.33 trillion yuan (about 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2018, 2 [...]

IKEA plans entry in the Vietnamese market

Swedish furniture giant IKEA plans to invest an estimated $450 million to set up a retail system and warehouses in [...]