Asia & Middle East

Century Plyboards acquires Huesoulin Wood Processing Factory in Laos

Century Ply (Singapore) Pte, a subsidiary of Century Plyboards, has acquired 49% stake in Huesoulin Wood Processing Factory. According to [...]

Downward trend in EU imports of tropical logs

After a brief recovery in 2015 and stasis in 2016, the downward trend in EU imports of tropical logs resumed [...]

Vietnamese timber companies boosted by VPA-FLEGT

Vietnam will considerably export more wooden products to Europe and other markets once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on [...]

Slow-down in EU tropical timber imports

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the second half of 2016 continued into the first [...]

Global softwood markets prices went upward in Q1/2017

Global softwood lumber prices trended upward in early 2017 with prices in North America hitting a 13-year high, Chinese [...]

Century Ply makes new investments for production capacity expansion in the next 2 years

Century Plyboards has released on the 11th of June the company's plan to invest Rs 282 crore in the [...]

Latest trends in Japan’s furniture imports

The value of Japan’s wooden office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports during the first quarter of 2016 and 2017 [...]

US sawnwood imports rebound

US sawn hardwood imports rebounded in March following a 24% drop in February. March imports of sawn hardwood were 75 [...]