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Brazil boosts plywood exports to EU as falling supplies to US

In May, Brazil reduced plywood exports to the U.S. by 38% year-on-year to 101 thousand m3. At [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

In 2021, the 25 biggest softwood sawmills in the world produced more than 85 million m³ of lumber, which corresponds [...]

Global port congestion improves, freight rates will remain high

High freight costs, congestion at terminals, earlier peak seasons and due to strict Covid-19 lockdown measures have had a [...]

Rebound in China’s log imports expected from August

Generally, in June there is a supply and demand imbalance in China as the seasonal demand drops during the Chinese [...]

US lawsuit bans Brazilian plywood due to poor quality

A federal court judge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently entered a permanent injunction ordering the revocation of all PS 1 [...]

Sonae Arauco inaugurates particleboard plant in Germany

Sonae Arauco officially inaugurated its state-of-the-art particleboard plant the Beeskow. Although the plant started operations in July [...]

China’s demand for logs depends on lockdown easing; but hopes are high from August

China softwood log inventory has risen steadily to 5.6m. Considering significant parts of China have been in lockdown, log [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wooden furniture was [...]

Arauco to suspend operations at seven production units

Arauco, one of the world's largest forestry companies, announced its decision to halt operations at seven production units.  [...]