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EU tropical wood trade up 16% in the first half of 2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first half of this year compared to [...]

Timber skyscrapers hold the key to green cities, says top Japan architect

Recent studies have shown the environmental benefits of timber residential developments and in future wooden skyscrapers could hold the key [...]

Shrinking EU demand for tropical flooring

Total imports of real-wood flooring into the EU increased 6.2% to 29.52 million sq.m in 2018 [...]

India: latest prices for imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-31 August 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver new wood-based panel plant to Japan

ENboard Co. Ltd., the new joint venture of the furniture manufacturer Eidai Co., Ltd. and Japan Novopan Industrial Company Ltd [...]

Japanese forestry giants expand in New Zealand as Asian wood demand grows

The growing need in emerging markets for building materials and fuel has spurred Japanese trading houses to expand their forestry [...]

Trends in global pellet prices and trade

The global wood pellets market revenue amounted to $5,359.9B in 2018, rising by 6.8% against the previous [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

Vietnam suspects China in recent plywood export surge

Vietnam suspects that a surge in plywood exports to the U.S. is actually coming from Chinese firms looking to [...]