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Logs supply shortage in Malaysia and Indonesia forces many plywood mills to halt production

Log supply shortage is serious in both Malaysia and Indonesia, and this has forced some plywood mills to halt production [...]

Domotex comes to USA in 2019

Hannover Fairs USA announced today that it will debut Domotex USA focused on the American residential floor covering industry in [...]

Current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

Russia: Lumber exports keep on growing, while logs exports fall

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

US softwood lumber prices fall at the beginning of December

Demand for framing lumber was light last week. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader [...]

Kronospan to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]

China regained share of US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]

US softwood lumber prices keep on rising

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species last week. Modest upward momentum [...]

UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]