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Coronavirus: Russian timber industry in search for new markets

   Many exporters of the Russian timber industry are suffering losses because of the coronavirus. The majority were forced [...]

Coronavirus puts heavy pressure on European timber exporters

Factories closed, ports idling, lack of containers, rising freight costs, shipments in stand-by… The coronavirus obviously does not spare [...]

IKEA to close all its furniture stores in Germany

    In order to protect the safety of customers and employees and to limit the further spread [...]

Western Forest Products Inc. announces sale of ownership interests

Western Forest Products Inc and Huumiis Ventures Limited Partnership, a limited partnership beneficially owned by Huu-ay-aht First Nations [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rise 5% in 2019 

EU imports of tropical sawnwood increased 5% to 753,000 tonnes in 2019 while import value declined slightly, by 0 [...]

Italian wood industry companies in coronavirus crisis: “Strong response or we cannot do it”

   Emanuele Orsini, the president of the Italian Federation of wood, cork, furniture and furnishing industries (FederlegnoArredo) urges the [...]

China’s construction sector crashes in Jan-Feb

The number of new housing starts in China over January-February slumped by 45% year on year as a result [...]

Second consecutive year of growth in EU tropical timber imports 

Despite a downturn in the last six months of 2019, EU imports of tropical wood products last year were greater [...]

Universal Forest Products to acquire Quest

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its affiliates acquired the operating assets of Quest Design & Fabrication and [...]