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Up to 18 storeys timber buildings to be allowed in China

China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) issued “Technical standard for multi-storey and high-rise timber [...]

Sweden’s pine becomes increasingly more attractive in China

China’s softwood lumber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

US duties lead Canada to drive wood exports to China

A further rise in the US tariffs on Canadian softwood might lead to a lumber exports increase to China and [...]

US the main destination for China’s wooden furniture exports

The value of China’s wooden furniture exports (including wooden seats) was US$22.3 billion in 2016, a year [...]

EU unable to assess China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production. A rough estimate using [...]

EU okoumé plywood consumption falls 35%

The data gathered by the review investigation carried by the EC – which focuses on the years 2012 to 2015 shows [...]

China imports 1.4 million m3 of wood based panels in 2016, up 31% from 2015

Four timber groups dominated China’s sawn softwood imports in 2016, korean and Scots pine (8.3 million cu.m [...]

China: Plywood dominates wood-based panel exports

China’s wood-based panel exports in 2016 totaled 15 million cubic meters valued at US$670 million, a year [...]

Finland: Sawn softwood production up 15% in Q1/2017 as Chinese demand booms

    The Finnish forest industry notably increased its production of sawn softwood timber and plywood at the [...]

EU review highlights fragility of okoumé plywood sector

The EU renewed anti-dumping duties on imports of okoumé plywood manufactured in China on 7th April.    [...]