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China and the European countries cooperate to promote wood products trade through railway express

A China-Europe Wood Industry Cooperation Summit was recently hosted by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA). A [...]

IKEA to conduct an audit at Kronospan’s Polish mills

The IKEA Group will conduct at the Polish mills of the Austrian company Kronospan, which is a supplier of the [...]

IKEA plans entry in the Vietnamese market

Swedish furniture giant IKEA plans to invest an estimated $450 million to set up a retail system and warehouses in [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Weaker demand for high value ‘redwoods’ in China

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

Latvian forestry products exports up sharply in 2018

In the first 11 months of the year, Latvia exported EUR 2.414 billion worth of forestry products, up 15 [...]

Chinese traders concerned on rising prices for US hardwoods

The trade friction between China and the United States has been on everyone’s mind in 2018, especially manufacturers which [...]

Fall in EU wood furniture imports from China in 2018

After making gains in 2017, EU wood furniture imports from China, by far the largest external supplier, fell 5% to [...]

IKEA sells particleboard plant in France

IKEA Industry AB, part of the Inter Ikea Group, has accepted the takeover offer made at the end of September [...]

Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]