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Germany: KVH prices falling; hardwood more expensive

The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn [...]

Shifts in European furniture sector problematic

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Poland’s largest furniture manufacturer is for sale

Black Red White SA (BRW), the largest Polish furniture manufacturer and retailer with annual sales of EUR 414 million and [...]

EU and Vietnam sign the VPA

On 19 October 2018, a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) between the European Union and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on [...]

Homag reorganizes production as to meet growing demand from the furniture industry

Homag is taking steps to continue its sales and earnings growth. The world market leader of woodworking machinery is fundamentally [...]

Expansion in India and higher online sales boosts IKEA’s sales

Swedish furniture giant IKEA reported rising sales for the year to August, helped by a big push online and new [...]

Falling trend in EU imports of Chinese wood furniture

After making gains last year, EU wood furniture imports from tropical countries and China fell in the first 6 months [...]

Slowdown in wood products trade between China and the US

China’s Customs data shows that in the first half of 2018 the value of wood products trade between China [...]

Overview of the wood processing industry in Guangdong Province, China

During the last few years, once with the increase in demand for wood processing products in Guangdong Province, Southeast China [...]

EU wood furniture manufacturers reassert home market dominance

The latest Eurostat trade data shows that the EU’s wood furniture industry, having lost a little ground to imports [...]