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Dutch timber importer Fibois BV fined for non-compliance with EUTR, after Greenpeace complaint

Following a complaint filed by Greenpeace against Dutch timber importer, Fibois BV, for involvement with questionable timber from Cameroon, a [...]

Japan-an emerging market for the Italian furniture

Designer furniture is one of the four “Made in Italy” industrial sectors, along with mechatronics, automotives and aerospace, which the [...]

DONG Energy to convert its Asnaes Power Station in Denmark to wood biomass

DONG Energy converts its Asnaes Power Station in Denmark from coal based production to sustainable wood biomass.    [...]

China’s forestry trade hits 70.97 billion US$ in the first half of the year

China's forestry trade volume reached 70.97 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of this year, up [...]

Stora Enso to build new cross laminated timber (CLT) production plant in Sweden

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 45 million in a new production unit for cross laminated timber (CLT) in [...]

Booming Swedish softwood lumber exports to the US

Swedish sawmills have almost doubled their exports volume of sawn and planed softwood umber to the US during March 2017 [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices remain stable

Austrian softwood lumber prices have remained largely stable in June. They vary in part from the values of May. Only [...]

Europe boosts flooring shipments to US

US Hardwood flooring imports declined 5% in April to US$2.5 million but imports of assembled flooring panels increased [...]

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017 Following a 15% rise during 2016, EU imports of tropical plywood increased [...]

Chinese expanding overseas investment in the timber sector, with Russia as main target

According to a report on China’s Wood Products Trade and Investment (2016) there were 167 Chinese enterprises with overseas [...]