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EU review highlights fragility of okoumé plywood sector

The EU renewed anti-dumping duties on imports of okoumé plywood manufactured in China on 7th April.    [...]

China’s interest in Swedish wood confirmed during trade fairs

    In March 2017 Swedish Wood participated in the CIFM fair in Guangzhou, China, together with 10 [...]

Brazil’s latest prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 16-30 April 2017)        [...]

Canfor has appetite for more mergers and acquisitions

Canfor Corp.’s appetite for mergers and acquisition (M&A) opportunities, notably in the U.S. South, continues unabated [...]

Vietnam and the EU close FLEGT negotiations

On the 11th of May, Vietnam and the EU closed the negotiations regarding the voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest [...]

US plywood imports from Malaysia triple

US hardwood plywood imports declined in February after two consecutive months of growth. February imports decreased 9% to 313,168 [...]

Stora Enso reports sharp profit rise in its Wood Products division

The wood products division in Stora Enso has recorded a 34 per cent increase in operational earnings before investment, tax [...]

Kastamonu acquires Italy’s third largest particleboard producer

Turkish Kastamonu Entegre has acquired Italian Gruppo Trombini in May. This acquisition along with its last investment, places Kastamonu Entegre [...]

Ruble’s devaluation has resulted in major cost reductions at Russian sawmills

In contrast with the tough situation the Russian forestry industry faced in 2012-2014, it now has a formidable development [...]

US lumber prices on a downward trend this month

After a standoff in Canadian S-P-F sales and a downturn from Southern Pine, sales of framing lumber were [...]