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Brazilian wood products exports rise 6.1% in August

In August 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 6.1% in value compared to [...]

EGGER completes acquisition of Masisa Argentina

The acquisition of the Masisa plant in Concordia, Argentina, from the Chilean Masisa S.A. is successfully completed upon closing [...]

China still leads as the world’s biggest furniture producer

The 100 countries covered in CSIL’s newly-released World Furniture Outlook 2017/2018 make up almost 90 per cent [...]

Brazil: Rising economic importance of the planted forest industry

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (IBA) 2017 report launched recently, in 2016 the Brazilian planted forest sector experienced a [...]

Tropical sawn wood imports decline in nearly all EU countries

EU imports of tropical sawnwood in the first six months of 2017 were 348,600 metric tonnes (MT), 19% less [...]

Brazil’s furniture exports set to grow

After the market instability of 2016 the performance of the Brazilian furniture industry has started to improve. Between January to [...]
September 22, 2017 Daily News / Furniture / Statistics / Global / South America

Sawmill production costs in Brazil, Russia and Finland on the rise

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they [...]

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 [...]