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Malaysia: Raw material and labour shortages to drive down wood products export prospects

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) has revised projections of the country’s woodbased exports from RM53 billion [...]

Timber exports from Ghana dropping sharply this year

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months.   [...]

Spain’s furniture exports outpace imports

As Spain’s furniture exports continue to grow at a much faster pace than imports, the country’s trade deficit [...]

Indonesia: Furniture exporters face tough competition in international markets

The President/Director of PT Integra Indocabinet, Halim Rusli, has said, while it is now easier to secure verified legal [...]

China: Log imports up 8% in the first half of year

Log imports up 8% in the first half of year China’s log imports in the first half of 2017 [...]

Finnish sawmills: All eyes on the Chinese market

Finland now ranks among the top five global exporters of softwood lumber. The Finnish Sawmills Industries association forecasts that production [...]

EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]

Sweden: Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs drop by 21%

Swedish softwood sawlogs stock volumes are estimated at about 2.1 million m3 in the Q2 of 2017. This represents [...]

Finnish sawn timber production forecast to rise by 1 mil. m3 in 2017 on booming Chinese demand

Finland’s sawn timber production is projected to reach 12.4 million m3 in 2017 (compared to 11.4 million [...]

Softwood lumber more expensive in Austria

In August, softwood lumber assortments have become more expensive in Austria. As compared to July, boards and reserve squared timber [...]