Housing starts in US expected to increase by 10% in 2017

Residential home construction increased 5% in 2016 from the previous year. An estimated 1,166,400 housing units were started [...]

Growth in laminate flooring sales higher in Eastern Europe than in Western E.

In 2016, producers belonging to the EPLF reported worldwide sales of 476 million m2 of laminate flooring manufactured in Europe [...]

Multilayer modular flooring reports rising success in the EU market

Modular multilayer flooring has been a success in the market, which has resulted in an increase in membership for the [...]

Segezha Group upscaled sawn timber sales to China

As of the year-end 2016, the global reach of Segezha Group sawn timber sales (part of Sistema JFSC) has [...]

Global wood panels surfacing market: re-positioning for growth

The decoration of wood based panels with a variety of surfacing materials is a key value adding step in the [...]

US wooden furniture imports at highest level since beginning of recession

US wooden furniture imports increased 8% in November to US$1.53 billion, the highest level since the recession. Year [...]

Global engineered wood market forecast to rise sharply by 2020

The global engineered wood market is estimated to reach $41,273 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 24 [...]

Roundwood, sawnwood and plywood exports from Russia increased during January-November 2016

Russian roundwood, sawnwood and plywood export volumes increased during January-November 2016.    During the mentioned period [...]

Brexit starting to show its negative effects on UK’s softwood timber imports

The Brexit vote on June 23rd 2016 has lead to a downturn in UK's softwood timber imports during the [...]

German sawmills sales declined in November

The turnover of the German sawmills fell in November 2013 as compared to October. The decrease of the total turnover [...]