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Titan Group completes USD 3.5 million investment in Russia

Group of companies “Titan” informed that Dmitrievsky LPH, located in the Ustyansk area, Arkhangelsk region of Russia, had invested into [...]

UK: Currency devaluation and Brexit likely to negatively impact softwood imports in 2018

A slowdown in the softwood imports in the UK is forecast for 2018. Growth is expected to slump to just [...]

Logging ban in Chinese forests to boom demand for foreign logs

A ban on commercial logging natural forests in China will likely improve the country's demand for foreign logs. Even [...]

US architects and designers lack knowledge on endangered species

Many US architects and designers have limited knowledge of endangered and threatened wood species and often do not know which [...]

UK: Pressure mounts for imports of certified timber

The pressure on UK importers to purchase only certified material is mounting. Many of the UK’s largest timber distributors [...]

Sweden leads in the prefabricated timber buildings market

Sweden has started to use its natural forests for prefabricating timber buildings of all types and sizes. One of the [...]

Changing competitive landscape of China’s wood market

In 2016, China’s commercial timber trade volume (including logs and sawn lumber) was about 160 million m3, of which [...]

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition calls for greater focus on marketing and promotion

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) conference held in Aarhus, Denmark, in September highlighted that work by European governments, trade [...]

ATIBT launches tropical timber branding initiative

A new tropical timber branding initiative is being launched by the ATIBT (International Tropical Timber Technical Association) focused on encouraging [...]

Malaysian plywood prices on an upward trend

Due to a strong demand for tropical plywood products, Japanese companies are paying more money for these wood products, including [...]