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Vietnamese timber exporters struggle to find new markets

Contrary to full orders at the beginning of the year, Vietnamese wood and wooden furniture enterprises are currently facing many [...]

Dieffenbacher to supply particleboard plant to Greenlam South Limited in India

Greenlam South Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greenlam Industries Limited headquartered in New Delhi, India, has ordered a high [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

CIF prices for China’s lumber imports from most suppliers rose in the first half of 2022, except for Thailand [...]

Ukraine war creates new opportunities in the EU market for some tropical wood products

Between April and June this year, EU27 import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was, in dollar terms [...]

India: Current trends in the wood import market

Relatively cheap kiln dried sawn timber from Europe is flooding Mundra port in the range of 180 to 200 EUR [...]

‘Timber cities’ could save a billion tonnes of emissions by 2100, scientists say

Making new homes out of wood instead of steel and concrete could avoid more than 100 billion tonnes of CO2 [...]

Tight supply woes for Malaysian plywood players

Tightness in supply has driven the export prices of hardwood plywood manufactured in Sarawak to surge between 24% and 65 [...]

US Commerce Department rules Vietnam circumvented hardwood plywood duties

The Department of Commerce has ruled that hardwood plywood assembled and exported from Vietnam used Chinese core materials. After examining [...]

Japanese lumber prices soaring again

Lumber prices in Japan are soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war. The shortage that began last year was [...]