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Sharp rise in Brazilian wood product exports

In February 2021 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 30.5% in value compared to [...]

Chilean wood chip exports were down 40% in 2020

Wood chip exports from Chile plummeted in 2020, with shipments falling by over 40% from the first quarter to the [...]

Steady recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

World furniture consumption is estimated to decrease by -10% in 2020

Covid-19 has severely impacted global furniture trade growth – yet recovery is imminent, reports Milan’s Centre for Industrial Studies [...]

China: Container shortage impacting prices of timber imports

The availability of shipping containers and disruptions to shipping schedules is impacting the flow of Chinese wood product imports.   [...]

Brazil not dumping wood mouldings in US but shippers in China face problems

On December 29, the Department of Commerce announced its final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) determinations on wood [...]

EU tropical timber trade faces double dip recession

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.48 [...]

India: Log and lumber import market uncertain

Sentiment from log buyers in Kandla is turning negative, with reports of four vessels to load from Uruguay, one from [...]