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Kronospan starts construction for new plywood plant in Belarus

On May 24, 2018, in the Belarusian city of Smorgon, Kronospan holding laid a foundation stone of a new plant [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

India: Greenply starts production at new MDF plant

Greenply's plant in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh started commercial production of MDF on July 1. The plant has an annual [...]

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood and increasing capacity, including in wood-based construction, after a robust performance [...]

Kronospan improves profits in Latvia

During its last fiscal year lasting from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017, Kronospan Riga particleboard producer turned over [...]

Lumber prices in the US still rising

Framing lumber prices in the US have started to regain stability last week, after steep double-digit losses the previous [...]

EGGER to expand capacity in Germany

The Austrian wood-based material manufacturer Egger will start polypropylene edge production in July 2018 on its new and third [...]

Shortage of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood

Supply of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood for crating is getting tight so the distribution volume in Japan is dropping considerably, reports [...]

EPA implements new regulation for composite wood products

The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that as of June 1, 2018, all imported and domestically-produced composite wood panels [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 1-15 June, 2018.        [...]