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Stora Enso’s new CLT mill construction in Gruvon to be ready by 2019

Stora Enso’s new cross laminated timber (CLT) factory in Gruvön, Sweden, is proceeding as planned. The company announced [...]

Increased lumber demand in the US moves prices a bit higher

The seasonal demand for lumber in the US helped producers regain command of the framing lumber market, and many prices [...]

Global MDF markets situation; consumption reaches 96,4 million m3

In 2017, the global MDF market amounted to 96.4 million m3, posting solid gains over the last ten years [...]

US decides not to go any further with Chinese plywood investigations

On February 15, four US plywood producers filed a petition at the US Department of Commerce complaining about the plywood [...]

EU Commission decides to investigate IKEA’s Dutch tax rulings

The European Commission published on the 27th of March the nonconfidential version of its decision to open a formal investigation [...]

Russia to impose restrictions on veneer logs exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia decided to impose temporary restrictions on the export of veneer logs for [...]

Siempelkamp will supply new particleboard plant for VMG in Lithuania

Kalipedos Madiena (VMG) orders the complete plant with Siempelkamp in Krefeld, Germany. The new plant, which will be located in [...]

Chinese wood products exports hit by Trump’s tariffs

The US Trade Representative has issued a list of products to which a 25% tariffs will be collected. The list [...]

UK imports of timber and panel went up by 10.8% during 2017

The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The stats show that volumes of imported [...]

Forte expands particleboard production in Poland

One of the largest European furniture manufacturers Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. is ramping-up production at its new particleboard [...]