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China: Softwood logs and lumber imports update in Jan.-Sep. 2020

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the end of September 2020 [...]

Encouraging signs in the US plywood market

   US plywood markets remain quiet and slow on the buy side, over all. Though there are encouraging signs [...]

Outlook of the Swedish softwood lumber market in post-corona crisis

The supply of sawlogs has been relatively good in Sweden for 2020. No significant impacts due to the coronavirus. Most [...]

China’s wood-based panel industry under pressure in 2020

The wood-based panel industry in China is facing pressure due to domestic and international economic adjustments and from the [...]

Renovation driving the recovery of the European wood flooring market

The south of Europe which had experienced the toughest restriction measures during spring had been harshly hit but its parquet [...]

Outlook of the Canadian softwood lumber market in 2020/2021

The main driver for Canadian softwood lumber production is not domestic consumption, but rather exports— and exports to the US [...]

Current state of China’s fiberboard and particleboard market

According to statistics on China’s fiberboard and particleboard production capacity in the first half of 2020 from Forestry Planning [...]

EU plywood trade cautious, but recovery faster than expected

It’s still too early to say for sure, but it’s variously estimated by European plywood importers and distributors [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on the EU tropical wood market varies across member states

The impact of COVID-19 on imports of tropical wood and wood furniture on individual EU27 countries has varied widely [...]

China is now the leading market for Brazilian particleboard

In the first semester of 2020 (6M-2020) China became the main export market for the Brazilian particleboard / MDP (PB [...]