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EGGER’s turnover increased by 3.4 percent, with almost EUR 300 million invested

   The EGGER Group, with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol, Austria, has completed the first half of its [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices partially moderate as plywood go down

Once again the movement of plywood prices, slightly down, let’s us know what will likely happen with North American [...]

Exports of Latvian timber industry are expected to fall this year; US market an opportunity

   The volume of exports of companies in the Latvian wood industry sector could decrease in general this year [...]

Chinese wood processing companies severely impacted by slow demand abroad

   78% of China's wood processing companies currently are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, while the resumption [...]

China is now the leading market for Brazilian particleboard

In the first semester of 2020 (6M-2020) China became the main export market for the Brazilian particleboard / MDP (PB [...]

Unprecedented lack of lumber in North America

   The downfall in lumber production in North America caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, doubled by still a [...]

Forecast: Russian timber industry could contract by 30%

The Russian construction industry may contract by almost 50% in 2021 and its revival will take at least two years [...]

UPM quarterly profit falls sharply in Q2/2020

Finnish forestry giant UPM reported on Thursday a smaller-than-expected fall in quarterly profits, saying lockdowns hit paper demand [...]

UPM to reduce plywood production by the end of the month

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed on 31.07.2020, UPM announced. The jobs cut will be [...]