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Wood-based panels

Brazil’s wood products exports drop sharply in April 2019

In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19% in value compared to [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood-based panel market

Russian wood-based panels consumption raised to historic records of 12.9 million m3 (12% year-on-year increase) during [...]

Kronospan plans a new plant in Russia’s Far East

Kronospan plans to produce wood boards on the the territory of advanced development of Primorye, located in Far East Russia [...]

Chinese companies seeking alternatives to US timbers

At present, Chinese companies have been able to absorb the increased tariff levels on imported US timber raw materials but [...]

Double-digit drop for US lumber prices at the end of May

Mills idled by wildfires in Western Canada and expectations that more market- or resource-related shutdowns were coming in the [...]

Ligna 2019 attracted more than 90,000 visitors

The five-day LIGNA 2019 closed on an impressive note. The world's leading trade fair for woodworking and wood [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

Italian Fantoni Group has ceased MDF production at Novolegno plant

At the end of February, the Italian wood-based panels manufacturer Fantoni discontinued MDF production at its Avellino site, which [...]

Arauco’s sales of wood products impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]