IKEA plans significant changes as part of doubling revenues by 2020

IKEA opened 19 pick-up points in 2015, taking the total to 22. The stores were opened in locations like [...]

Russia plywood exports amounted to 1.3 million m3 in 1H/2016

During the first six months of 2016, the plywood exports from Russia grew 18% to 1.3 million m3. From [...]

US hardwood lumber global exports rose 6% in 1H/2016

The total U.S. hardwood lumber exports amounted to over US$1.1 billion in the first half of 2016 [...]

The 22nd China International Furniture Expo registered 17.75% more visitors

The 22nd China International Furniture Expo and the first Maison Shanghai ended on September 11, setting a new record for [...]

Ghana’s sawnwood exports go mostly to China

The Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Ghana Forestry Commission has released details of first half 2016 exports.  [...]
September 23, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Statistics / China / Europe / Global

Japan imported 24% more lumber from the Europe during 1H/2016

The total imported volume of European lumber to Japan, from January to June 2016, was 1,419,329 cbms, 24 [...]

Forecast: China’s wood hunger to be driven up by logging bans in the next years

The lack of forest resources, wood quality, and some structural problems, are issues that on the short term can't [...]

Global timber prices growing steady in the second quarter

The global timber price index GSPI was up 4.2% in the 2Q/16 after having fallen to the lowest [...]

US sawnwood imports from Africa declined in July

During July 2016, there were lower US sawnwood imports from Africa, compared to the same period of 2015. The volume [...]

China’s wood imports grew by 8.6% in 1H/2016; Russia is top logs and lumber supplier

China’s wood products (logs and sawn timber) imports rose to 39.5 million m3, which is a 8.6 [...]