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Kronospan reports heavy losses in Bulgaria

Kronospan Bulgaria, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cyprus-based Konikato Holdings, said that its net loss nearly tripled to 12 [...]

China’s wood products trade continues to expand

The total value of China’s wood products trade rose 6% to US$163.5 billion in 2018. Of the [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

Recent trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]

China: Transformation of the Nanxun wood industry

Major changes have taken place in the Nanxun timber industry over the past few years. The main change has been [...]

More than 600 companies urge Trump to end tariffs on Chinese imports

Companies across a wide array of industries have almost uniformly opposed the Trump administration's plan to expand a 25 [...]

Louisiana-Pacific to shut down OSB mill in BC

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers who are curtailing mill [...]

US lumber prices pick up after weeks of decline

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Sonae-Arauco to cease laminate operations in Horn, Germany

GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site in Germany by the [...]

Boise Cascade to expand plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]