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Global lumber trade falls due to slowing markets in US, China, UK and Japan

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

EU imports of tropical logs rise 11% in 2018

After a sharp downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered some lost ground in 2018 but were still [...]

India: February price overview for imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-28 February 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Japan’s huge demand for wood pellets to be satisfied with North American supplies

Japan's consumption of wood pellets continues to increase significantly in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in [...]

Chinese importers in search for lower-quality, cheaper logs

Total softwood log stocks increased across China during the Lunar New Year holiday period to just over 4.1 million [...]

The European Parliament votes on VPA with Vietnam

Members of the European Parliament will vote today, March 12 on a resolution to consent to the EU’s Voluntary [...]

Global softwood lumber trade fell 7% in 2018

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down seven percent [...]

Italian Imal-Pal supplies equipment for 320,000 t pellet plant in South Korea

At the beginning of 2019, the Italian machine and plant manufacturer Imal-Pal signed an important project with the Korean [...]

DelhiWood 2019 opens its gates this week

The sixth edition of the woodworking industry’s eagerly anticipated biennial event, DelhiWood 2019 is all set to be put [...]

Global sawlog prices reach highest level in 4 years

In early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014. Sawlog prices [...]