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Weaker demand for high value ‘redwoods’ in China

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

Latvian forestry products exports up sharply in 2018

In the first 11 months of the year, Latvia exported EUR 2.414 billion worth of forestry products, up 15 [...]

Chinese traders concerned on rising prices for US hardwoods

The trade friction between China and the United States has been on everyone’s mind in 2018, especially manufacturers which [...]

New pattern of demand impacting the Indian plywood market

The plywood market in India has absorbed an earlier price rise but supplies are still increasing faster than demand. Analysts [...]

Kronospan seeks to expand in Ukraine with the acquisition of a MDF company

Wood panels producers worldwide consider speeding up the expansion on the market in Ukraine, through building their own production facilities [...]

Mixed lumber price trends in the US

The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber in the US, but traders [...]

IKEA sells particleboard plant in France

IKEA Industry AB, part of the Inter Ikea Group, has accepted the takeover offer made at the end of September [...]

US lumber prices continue to fall at the beginning of the year

US traders welcomed a new year, but failed to discern a clear direction for the market amid the holiday-shortened [...]

Egger reports sharp turnover rise

The Egger Group with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (Austria) closed with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.43 [...]

Armstrong sold its Wood Flooring segment

Armstrong Flooring announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of [...]