Keyword: timber

FSC plans to reach global market share of 20% by 2020

The first estimates of FSC’s presence in the forest products supply chain are now available for 2016. The FSC [...]

Malaysian plywood giant Shin Yang cuts down shipments to Japan

Shin Yang group in Malaysia will reduce the Japan-bound shipments of tropical plywood used in concrete formwork by nearly [...]

Chinese expanding overseas investment in the timber sector, with Russia as main target

According to a report on China’s Wood Products Trade and Investment (2016) there were 167 Chinese enterprises with overseas [...]

China still in a serious lack of timber resources that can be satisfied only through imports

The timber industry in China is closely related to building materials, furniture and other industries, where wood is the main [...]

Slow-down in EU tropical timber imports

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the second half of 2016 continued into the first [...]

Shanghai wood processing plants began to relocate

Traders report that activity in the Shanghai timber markets is very quiet. Analysts say one reason is that many wood [...]

CLT market expected to double by 2022

The global cross-laminated timber market continues to experience solid growth. Market advances over the last several years stem from [...]

Average prices for standing timber in Belgium, spring-summer 2017

List of prices for standing timber set by National Federation of Forestry Experts A.S.B.L.   Preliminary [...]

Pfeifer Group to build CLT plant in Lauterbach, Germany

The German sawmilling group Pfeifer will invest EUR 30 million in a new CLT plant at its German location, Lauterbach [...]