India: 60 million homes building plan will require huge volumes of wood products

The Indian government’s plan to build around 60 million homes for the Indians between 2018 and 2024 could generate [...]

Stable softwood lumber prices in Austria

In May, the prices of softwood lumber in Austria are largely stable as compared to April. The prices either are [...]

Brazil: Exports of wood products up 16% in April

In April 2017 Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) increased 16% in value compared to April 2016 [...]

EU wooden furniture imports from SE Asian suppliers on a downward trend

The EU import value of wooden furniture declined from most of the largest tropical suppliers in 2016. Import value was [...]

Russia shows interest in Swedish wood for its construction industry

    Russia’s major architectural fair ARCH Moscow turned to Sweden, even though the East European country [...]

Wood-based panel production capacity in North America up by 3%

During January 2017, the production capacity of particleboard, medium density fiberboard, hardboard and engineered wood siding and trim plants in [...]

Plywood manufacturers in Malayasia seek for higher export cost and freight prices

Plywood manufacturers in Malaysia have recently pleaded for higher export cost and freight (C&F) prices for their products [...]

US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement might have serious consequences for US wood pellet industry supplies to Europe

US President Donald Trump has announced that it will withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accord. This might affect [...]

US lumber prices drop at the beginning of June

The beginning of June 2017 recorded a slow start for sales of framing lumber, mainly due to the US holiday [...]