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Booming trend in Vietnamese wood pellet exports

The pellet exports from Vietnam have gone from nearly zero to approximately 2.75 million metric tonnes per year, on [...]

Yacht industry calls for co-operation with Myanmar on teak

An international alliance of yacht sector and associated organisations has cautioned against a ban on trade in Myanmar teak. Instead [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]

Swedish softwood lumber deliveries to China and Japan drop considerably in Jan.-Apr. 2018

The Swedish sawmills exported 3.2 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the Jan.-Apr. of 2018, 3 [...]

India: Greenply starts production at new MDF plant

Greenply's plant in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh started commercial production of MDF on July 1. The plant has an annual [...]

IKEA ready to open its first store in India

IKEA, the world’s leading furniture retailer and manufacturer announced the opening of a store in Hyderabad, India sometime in [...]

Shortage of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood

Supply of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood for crating is getting tight so the distribution volume in Japan is dropping considerably, reports [...]

Latest prices for imported Indian wood products

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 1-15 June, 2018.    Plantation teak prices [...]

Climbing prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in May

Radiata pine log export prices from New Zealand have been rising significantly in May 2018. China has been importing radiata [...]