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Fall in EU wood furniture imports from China in 2018

After making gains in 2017, EU wood furniture imports from China, by far the largest external supplier, fell 5% to [...]

Södra decreases the price of spruce and pine logs due to poor market conditions

Södra is adjusting the purchase price for spruce and pine logs as well as fuel wood. Södra is [...]

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 [...]

Kronospan seeks to expand in Ukraine with the acquisition of a MDF company

Wood panels producers worldwide consider speeding up the expansion on the market in Ukraine, through building their own production facilities [...]

Trump administration’s lumber tariffs forces Canadian producers to idle sawmills

U.S. lumber prices reached record prices during the first half of 2018, but have come to plunge 47% starting [...]

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 [...]

Mixed lumber price trends in the US

The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber in the US, but traders [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs & sawnwood prices continue to stand firm

Across the Central/West African region producers report no major change in overall international market sentiment since the end of [...]

Forestry industry production in Ireland to double by 2035

The Irish forestry industry might invest around €250 million during the next years, in the preparation of a major expansion [...]

Forecast: North American lumber market expected to grow in 2019; prices to rise

Growth in U.S. domestic softwood lumber consumption is expected to continue next year and well into 2020 as the [...]