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Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]

Chinese wood products companies shift to Vietnam

The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target: to push production out [...]

US lumber prices on a downward trend in December

Trading in framing lumber limped toward the holidays, as buyers kept a low profile. Prices were flat to mixed, but [...]

India: Latest prices for imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-30 November 2018         [...]

Logs supply shortage in Malaysia and Indonesia forces many plywood mills to halt production

Log supply shortage is serious in both Malaysia and Indonesia, and this has forced some plywood mills to halt production [...]

Domotex comes to USA in 2019

Hannover Fairs USA announced today that it will debut Domotex USA focused on the American residential floor covering industry in [...]

Current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

Russia: Lumber exports keep on growing, while logs exports fall

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

US softwood lumber prices fall at the beginning of December

Demand for framing lumber was light last week. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader [...]

Kronospan to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]