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IKEA to conduct an audit at Kronospan’s Polish mills

The IKEA Group will conduct at the Polish mills of the Austrian company Kronospan, which is a supplier of the [...]

European laminate flooring market experiences downturn in 2018

In 2018, manufacturing members of the Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) achieved worldwide sales of European-produced [...]

Booming prices for logs in Finland

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased sharply in November 2018, as compared to the same month of 2017. Sawlog prices [...]

China’s forestry sector output reached US$1.1 trillion in 2018

China's forestry sector output reached 7.33 trillion yuan (about 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2018, 2 [...]

IKEA plans entry in the Vietnamese market

Swedish furniture giant IKEA plans to invest an estimated $450 million to set up a retail system and warehouses in [...]

Global lumber market affected by slowing Chinese economy and trade disputes

As a result of the Chinese economy going down and the trade disputes the country has with the U.S [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up in mid-January

Trading in dry framing lumber picked up amid more curtailment news in British Columbia, and a sense that downside risk [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Weaker demand for high value ‘redwoods’ in China

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

Germany: Price of wood pellets continues to grow in January

As is usual in winter, the price of German wood pellets rose in January compared to the previous month, by [...]