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Canceled and postponed forest industry events in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

Stora Enso and Latvijas Finieris develop lignin-based resin for plywood

Latvijas Finieris, a global leading developer, producer and supplier of birch plywood products, has together with Stora Enso taken the [...]

US says plywood imports from Vietnam may circumvent duties on Chinese goods

The United States on Wednesday said it would examine whether hardwood plywood imports completed in Vietnam using Chinese components are [...]

US companies testify against certifying unsafe plywood from Brazil

Product Advisory notices have been sent to importers, Building Code Associations and Homebuilder Associations throughout the U.S. warning against [...]

Upward trend in lumber prices reversed due to civil unrest in US

Sales of Western-Spruce-Pine-Fir construction framing dimension softwood lumber in the United States took a step back last [...]

Vietnam’s wood product exports up by 6%, despite pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, the wood industry still enjoyed 3.2 billion USD in exports in the [...]

Sarawak logs and plywood losing market shares in Asia

Sarawak is gradually losing its logs and plywood market shares in key India and Japan markets as it could not [...]

Finland: Lumber exports down by -30%; plywood exports -37% in Jan.-Mar. 2020

In January-March, the value of Finland's forest industry exports fell by almost a quarter year-on-year to [...]

UPM to close plywood mill in Finland due to profitability reasons

UPM Plywood is planning to permanently close its Jyväskylä plywood mill in Finland, which is producing spruce and birch [...]