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U.S. hardwood sector faces multiple issues from trade wars to changing consumption patterns

The biggest issue the hardwood industry faces is loss in domestic consumption. International hardwood export, Michael Snow, comments on key [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; wood industry feeling price pressure

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]

German furniture manufacturers are launching an export offensive to Scandinavian countries

   Despite the currently difficult environment the German furniture industry is continuing its export offensive.      [...]

Impact of Covid-19 crisis on the Austrian sawmill industry

At the beginning of 2020 there was an undersupply of roundwood in Austria. The unlucky combination of high imports, an [...]

Strong fall in orders of the Italian woodworking machinery industry

According to a quarterly survey conducted by the Studies office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology [...]

Ireland: Forestry crisis deepens as mills seek new supply

The owners of the Ireland's major sawmills have begun warning trade union officials of imminent extensive job losses because [...]

What’s the impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry?

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]

EU furniture sector particularly hard hit by pandemic

It is far too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on EU furniture imports this year, but [...]

Swedish forest industry companies in difficulty due to border crossings and cargo issues

The Swedish forest industry's trade with other countries has been made more difficult by the coronavirus pandemic.   [...]

US wood products industry pleads for relief from impact of trade dispute

US wood products industry groups have seen a dramatic negative impact on business since the start of the trade dispute [...]