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ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

New pattern of demand impacting the Indian plywood market

The plywood market in India has absorbed an earlier price rise but supplies are still increasing faster than demand. Analysts [...]

Global softwood lumber trade impacted by slowing demand in China and dropping US prices

Declining trade of softwood lumber, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China were some of [...]

European tropical wood imports impacted by supply issues

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

Wood pellets market outlook for 2019

    From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite [...]

US$2.4 trillion worth of construction projects to boost UAE’s wood products demand by 2020

The wood industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to boom over the next two years as the [...]

Global wood pellet trade picked up strongly in 2018 after years of moderate growth

2018 was one of the strongest years for the global wood pellet market in terms of growth and pricing.  [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down in 2018

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period [...]

Japan expected to set new record for wood pellet imports

Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase again [...]

Vietnamese wood products exports reach record-high values for 2018

Vietnam’s wood and wood products exports reached a record high in the first 11 months of 2018 to US [...]