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EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]

Masisa sold Brazil wood-based panel operations plant to Arauco

Masisa announced the sale of its manufacturing operations in Brazil to Arauco (Chile), for USD 102.8 million, on the [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop by 8% in H1/2017

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products [...]

Brazil: Latest prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 16-31 August 2017.        [...]

Weyerhaeuser completes sale of timberlands and operations in Uruguay

      Weyerhaeuser announced the completion of the sale of its timberlands and manufacturing business in [...]

Evolution of the global wood markets in Q2/2017

Global value and volumes of timber, pulpwood, softwood lumber and biomass products have increased during the 2nd quarter of 2017 [...]

Proteak new MDF plant ramp up according to plan

Tecnotabla, Proteak’s new MDF plant, produced over 53,000m3 of MDF during the 2Q-2017, 5% more than the [...]

Global cross laminated timber market to exceed USD 2 billion by 2025

The global cross laminated timber market is expected to be valued at USD 2.07 billion by 2025. Rising awareness [...]

Brazilian timber exports benefiting from steady growth of the US economy

In the first six months of 2017, logs and primary products accounted for most of Brazil’s timber exports and [...]

Productivity of Brazilian sawnwood industry rises

The sawmilling industry in Brazil accounts for the highest number of companies in the wood based industry sector and production [...]