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Sonae-Arauco to cease laminate operations in Horn, Germany

GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site in Germany by the [...]

Falling plywood exports worries Brazilian producers

Exports of Brazilian plywood to the United States increased by more than 30 percent between 2017 and 2018. The export [...]

Brazil’s wood products exports drop sharply in April 2019

In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19% in value compared to [...]

EU tropical wood trade strong in the first quarter of 2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

China: Railway deliveries expected to sharply reduce timber imports through ports

How will the competition between railway transported timber and port timber affect the market structure in China? Some market participants [...]

Arauco’s sales of wood products impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

EU tropical timber imports rising since mid-2018

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

VIDEO: Sharp rise in Brazilian eucalyptus logs to China

Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy, and one of its top exports is wood. But with rising concerns over [...]

Brazil: Wood-products export update

In March 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.4% in value compared to [...]