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Vietnamese wood products exports recover with a 10% yoy growth in June

Vietnam earned nearly 5 billion U.S. dollars from exporting wood and wood-based products in the first half of [...]

Russia’s sawn timber and logs exports fall sharply in Jan.-May. 2020

During January-May 2020 Russia’s export of sawn timber made 7.3 mn tons, down 9.8% year-on [...]

Softwood lumber prices in US increase toward 2018 highs, demand drops

While demand for construction framing dimension softwood lumber continued to surpass supply last week, it was noticeable that buyer orders [...]

Brazil: Latest prices for exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]

Forestry association in US seeks extra $500M for COVID-19 stimulus package

The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is seeking an additional $500 million in federal State and Private Forestry (S [...]

Canada provides up to $30M for COVID-19 safety measures in forest operations

In an announcement by Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Regan, the federal government in partnership with provinces [...]

Xylexpo organisers admit 2020 exhibition is now “impossible”

    The 2020 edition of the Xylexpo international woodworking exhibition has now been cancelled after organisers admitted [...]

European production of wooden panels drops 1.8% in 2019

In a meeting held June 25 by videoconference with press contacts, associate members and collaborating institutes, EPF (European Panel Federation [...]

Vietnam plywood export companies face increased trade risks

China has invested in 29 plywood projects worth over US$150 million in Vietnam, becoming the country’s largest plywood [...]

Swiss Krono sees bright timber construction future, despite pandemic

Wood-based panels producer Swiss Krono Group says its production and sales of OSB is holding up well despite economic [...]