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European softwood lumber production on the rise; prices down

There was a steady increase (+2.9%) in Europe’s softwood lumber production last year, driven by growing consumption and [...]

Gradual recovery in EU construction forecast to continue

Recovery of the European economy is boosting construction output, although the overall growth rate is forecast to remain slow in [...]

Overview of the European parquet market in H1/2016; positive trend consolidated

      The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on [...]

Euroconstruct sees an ongoing recovery in European construction

Euroconstruct estimates that GDP will grow by 1.9% per annum for the 19 participating European countries in the years [...]

European wood-based panel production up 3% in 2015

On the occasion of the European Panel Federation (EPF) Annual General Meeting in Venice on 7 th & 8 th [...]

European parquet market on the road to recovery

Confirming the January forecast of the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) issued at the start of the DOMOTEX [...]

Europe: Veneer mills affected by oak shortage supply

2015 was another challenging year for the European veneer sector. Throughout 2015 and continuing into 2016, European veneer mills were [...]

Chinese high-rise timber construction inspired by Europe

    In 2015 China decided to promote timber as a viable alternative to conventional steel and concrete [...]

European wood flooring consumption starting to recover

After a steep fall of more than 6% in 2014, the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) reports that [...]

Still many challenges for the European hardwood industry

While imports have been rising and some key sectors of the European economy, such as construction, furniture and flooring, are [...]