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Kronospan plans a new plant in Russia’s Far East

Kronospan plans to produce wood boards on the the territory of advanced development of Primorye, located in Far East Russia [...]

Chinese companies seeking alternatives to US timbers

At present, Chinese companies have been able to absorb the increased tariff levels on imported US timber raw materials but [...]

Double-digit drop for US lumber prices at the end of May

Mills idled by wildfires in Western Canada and expectations that more market- or resource-related shutdowns were coming in the [...]

Ligna 2019 attracted more than 90,000 visitors

The five-day LIGNA 2019 closed on an impressive note. The world's leading trade fair for woodworking and wood [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

Italian Fantoni Group has ceased MDF production at Novolegno plant

At the end of February, the Italian wood-based panels manufacturer Fantoni discontinued MDF production at its Avellino site, which [...]

Arauco’s sales of wood products impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

Vietnam: Investments in production capacity needed for boosting wood products exports

Vietnam's wood and forestry product export turnover reached over US$9.3 billion in 2018, accounting for more than [...]

US turning to Vietnamese plywood, as trade with China slows

While U.S. imports of hardwood plywood are flat, imports from Vietnam are growing rapidly amid declines in the China [...]