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Norbord to curtail one OSB production line due to poor market conditions and demand

Norbord Inc. announced that effective mid-November, it will indefinitely curtail production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented [...]

Kronospan might build a new chipboard plant in Russia

Peter Kindl, founder of Kronospan Holding Ltd, attended a working meeting with regional governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev [...]

Sarawak’s wood products exports down 12% in the first nine months

The export value of Sarawak’s wood products has decreased by 12 percent in the first nine months of the [...]

Analysis: Will China’s huge hunger for timber still rely on imports in the future?

With the rising protection of forest resources by countries in the world, the trade friction between the world's countries [...]

Vietnam’s Donghwa orders a new Siempelkamp MDF press

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the [...]

Development of China’s wood-based panel sector continues

In 2018 the volume of China’s wood-based panel exports totaled 14.23 million cubic metres, an increase of [...]

Surge in foreign investment from China in Vietnam’s wood processing sector

The surge in the number of new FDI projects into Vietnam’s wood processing sector continues. Most of the investment [...]

Trump to suspend tariff hike on Chinese imports

President Trump said Friday the government had reach a “phase one” trade agreement with China and won’t be moving [...]

Mixed feelings in the European markets for parquet: From slight improvements to decreasing trends

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 2 October 2019 and discussed [...]

Norbord to reduce OSB production due to lower demand

Since September 5th Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.     [...]