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Analysis: Environmental measures accelerated the structural reform of China’s plywood industry

In 2018, the concentration of China's plywood industry continued to increase. There were more than 5,300 plywood production [...]

France: Softwood markets and prices still disturbed by the bark beetle

What volumes of wood will be harvested in France in 2019? Difficult to answer this question. Due to the rapid [...]

Video: BC curtailments don’t impact retail prices

Despite several curtailments for different BC lumber producers, the impacts of them have yet to be felt in the retail [...]

Sarawak’s wood products exports down 12% in the first nine months

The export value of Sarawak’s wood products has decreased by 12 percent in the first nine months of the [...]

Analysis: Will China’s huge hunger for timber still rely on imports in the future?

With the rising protection of forest resources by countries in the world, the trade friction between the world's countries [...]

Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties

B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]

Surge in foreign investment from China in Vietnam’s wood processing sector

The surge in the number of new FDI projects into Vietnam’s wood processing sector continues. Most of the investment [...]

Netherlands’ rising influence in EU tropical timber trade

The Netherlands has traditionally played an important role as a driver of tropical timber demand in the EU.    [...]