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Japan puts 4% rise on Indonesian plywood imports from June

Japan decided to put a 4% rise on the prices for Indonesian plywood to be delivered in June, being the [...]

Kronospan plans massive investments in Belarus

Kronospan plans to make more investments in the development of the woodworking industry in Belarus.     Kronospan [...]

Arauco construction of US particleboard plant underway

Arauco conducted recently the ground-breaking ceremonies for its new, state-of-the-art, USD 400 million particleboard plant located [...]

Kronospan to invest EUR 330 million in production site in Luxembourg

Kronospan plans to invest EUR 330 million on its production site in Sanem in the next 5 years. The investments [...]

UK TTF agrees to mandatory 3rd party plywood testing

At a recent meeting, the National Panel Products Division of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) unanimously agreed a requirement [...]

Egger to build 650,000 m3/yr particleboard plant in Biskupiec, Poland

Austrian wood group Egger plans to build a new plant in Poland, in the city of Biskupiec, in 2018, when [...]

US lumber prices lowered, while buyers revived sales

Buyers of framing lumber in the US recovered their businesses after weeks on the sidelines. Producers of various species seeking [...]

EU unable to assess China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production. A rough estimate using [...]

EU okoumé plywood consumption falls 35%

The data gathered by the review investigation carried by the EC – which focuses on the years 2012 to 2015 shows [...]

China imports 1.4 million m3 of wood based panels in 2016, up 31% from 2015

Four timber groups dominated China’s sawn softwood imports in 2016, korean and Scots pine (8.3 million cu.m [...]