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US tropical sawnwood imports fell by 13% in 2016

Despite stronger housing starts and home sales, tropical sawnwood imports fell by 13% in the US in 2016.    [...]

US Non-Canadian softwood lumber imports register 10-year high; imports from Europe boom

US softwood lumber imports (excluding the Canadian shipments) reach decade high in the first of the year, due to a [...]

Global trade in softwood lumber driven up by Chinese huge demand

Global softwood lumber trade increased 12 percent year-over-year to reach a new record high of 121 million m3 [...]

Japan prepares for biomass power plant surge and boosts imports of wood chips

Trading houses and electricity retailers in Japan are currently increasing the imports of wood chips and palm shells due to [...]

Italy: High VAT and black market hold back wood pellet production

The wood pellet production in Italy undergoes reductions due to the market dumping which is at risk every day.  [...]

Kronospan plans massive investments in Belarus

Kronospan plans to make more investments in the development of the woodworking industry in Belarus.     Kronospan [...]

France: Oak sawlog prices continuously on the rise

Oak log prices have been going up in France since 2013 and sawyers around the country are wondering about the [...]

Vietnam: Value of wood and wood products exports expected to surpass US$ 8 billion this year

Vietnam's wood and wood products exports are forecast to reach $8 billion in 2017, up from $7.3 billion [...]

Top North American softwood lumber producers

Top 40 Canadian and US softwood lumber producers held a steady production growth in 2016, due to the cooperation of [...]

IKEA to practice lower furniture prices in India

IKEA wants to lower its furniture and home decor products prices for the Indian audience before it opens its first [...]