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Vietnam’s wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

Arauco’s sales of wood products impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

Leading Russian timber companies plan to increase exports to North America

Leading Russian timber companies plan to significantly increase exports of their unprocessed timber and pulp to Canada and the U [...]

U.S. hardwood industry hit hard by trade war with China

The U.S. hardwood lumber industry has a heavy reliance on export markets for its survival, and is being devastated [...]

US/China dispute undermining confidence of African wood products traders

The likely impact of a prolonged trade dispute between China and the US is undermining the confidence of producers.  [...]

Vietnam: Investments in production capacity needed for boosting wood products exports

Vietnam's wood and forestry product export turnover reached over US$9.3 billion in 2018, accounting for more than [...]

US lumber prices fell sharply last week

Trading remained a grind, as sellers stepped up efforts to move prompt loadings while buyers limited purchases to must-have [...]

US turning to Vietnamese plywood, as trade with China slows

While U.S. imports of hardwood plywood are flat, imports from Vietnam are growing rapidly amid declines in the China [...]

Prices of wood pellets in Austria drop in May

The May price of wood pellets in Austria has dropped as both compared to the previous month, as well as [...]

Sweden: The notified area of final felling rises sharply due to bark beetle attacks

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 13% in April compared with the corresponding month in 2018 [...]