Keyword: Wood

Germany and Italy see healthy wood furniture export growth

Germany and Italy, the traditional heavyweights in European furniture making, both achieved above-average growth in their wood furniture exports [...]

Improving demand for wood furniture throughout the EU

Of the EU member states, the UK remains by far the largest single importer of wood furniture from outside the [...]

Sweden: Sawmill industry benefits from weaker krona

At the moment the Swedish rising economy offers great benefits for sawmills. Also, the competitiveness of the Swedish sawn timber [...]

Transparent wood might replace glass, says Swedish institute

Windows and solar panels could be made out of wood, as researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology [...]

China: Wood products exports rise slightly in 2015

The total value of China’s forest product exports in 2015 rose 4% to US$75.3 billion. Of the [...]

Brazil: Domestic economic crisis affecting timber industry

The Wood Trade Brazil - Lignum Brazil Fair promoted by the Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI), the Federation [...]

The Dubai Wood Show starts off today

The Dubai WoodShow starts today, 4th of April, 2016, until Wednesday, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. More [...]

US wood pellets continued to dominate the European market in 2015

EU imports of wood pellets from the United States showed no signs of slowing in 2015, with the rate of [...]

World’s tallest wood building, proposed for Paris

Paris’ urban housing difficulties might be overcome once with the erection of the world’s tallest wood building. Part of [...]

Japan: Targets for the use of domestic wood revised downwards

The Japanese Forest Agency has reviewed and revised Japan's degree of self-sufficiency rate for domestic wood. Since the [...]