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UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

Turkish furniture sector to gear up for post-pandemic period

As Turkey has started to ease measures against the coronavirus, the country's furniture sector is getting prepared for the [...]

China: Exports of plywood, wooden furniture down by more than 80% in Q1/2020

According to China Customs, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s plywood exports were 1.85 million cubic metres [...]

Italian furniture industry start to reopen factories

The Coronavirus strict government restrictions in Italy are gradually being relaxed.    Following the Prime Minister's [...]

IKEA to start reopening stores in Europe in May; sales dropped 60% during closure

IKEA store owner Ingka Group, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, aims to start reopening shops in Europe in May [...]

Vietnamese wood industry faces double trouble: coronavirus pandemic and anti-dumping tariffs

The widespread coronavirus  pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of [...]

European wood industry to reconsider supply chains after restrictions will be eased

Strict restrictive measures in most EU countries and indeed across the world have more or less restricted production, which has [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on the Vietnamese timber sector

In the recent decade, based on 2 key competitive advantages, including cheap labour (average monthly wage of US$300) and [...]

Mixed coronavirus pandemic consequences on the European timber market

There are wide-ranging and severe effects upon the timber value chain. There are however significant differences among European countries [...]