Record high in US wood furniture imports

US wood furniture imports reached a record high in 2016, at US$16.7 billion, up by 3% from 2015 [...]

China’s interest in Swedish wood confirmed during trade fairs

    In March 2017 Swedish Wood participated in the CIFM fair in Guangzhou, China, together with 10 [...]

US plywood imports from Malaysia triple

US hardwood plywood imports declined in February after two consecutive months of growth. February imports decreased 9% to 313,168 [...]

Ruble’s devaluation has resulted in major cost reductions at Russian sawmills

In contrast with the tough situation the Russian forestry industry faced in 2012-2014, it now has a formidable development [...]

US sawmills increase softwood lumber production in January-February

US sawmills produced 5.285 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first two months of 2017, a [...]

Brazilian wood-based products rise 12.2% in March

In March 2017 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 12,2% in value compared to [...]

Biesse tops Italian companies in wood machining technology

Biesse tops the list of Italian companies in the production of wood machining technology, following a study made by data [...]

Sweden exports significantly more softwood lumber to China

The Swedish sawmills have exported 1.1 million cubic meters of sawn and planed lumber during February 2017, 6% less [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices recover in April

In April, softwood lumber prices in Austria rose again after a slight decrease in March. The 1-2 EUR/cbm [...]

Forecast: Japan’s wood demand and supply in 2017

Japan's Forestry Agency forecasts stable wood demand for 2017, but the housing starts is predicted to 4.4% less [...]