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Vietnam: New wood pellet plant to produce 160.000 t/yr

Biomass Fuel Vietnam Co placed an order with Hekotek for a new complete plant of wooden pellets. According the announcement [...]

European importers discouraged from importing Myanmar teak

Given continuing controversy in the EU over whether Myanmar teak can be traded in compliance with EUTR requirements, importers were [...]

Changes to US GSP could distrupt Indonesian and Brazilian wood products exports

In a recent statement the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) said it believes the wood products export target for [...]

EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]

Vietnam aims to more than double its wood products exports by 2025

Vietnam's government is very positive regarding the wood and woodworking industry, as earning export revenues of $18-20 billion [...]

EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]

Japan’s wood exports reach highest level in 40 years on booming Chinese demand

Japanese wood exports are booming again due to higher demand in Asia, and mostly from China. In 2017, Japanese exports [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports reach almost US$5 billion in January-July 2018

The export revenue of Vietnamese wood and wooden products was estimated at US$4.8 billion in the first seven [...]

Tropical sawnwood battles for share of buoyant European market

Recent reports on European economic and construction sector health and outlook make for almost exclusively positive reading. After the EU [...]

Global wood-based panels market to grow sharply by 2025

The global wood-based panel market size is expected to reach USD 174.55 billion by 2025, registering a 7 [...]