Register

Wood-based panels

China alters plywood export codes as to avoid US tariffs

China increases its attempts to avoid the US tariffs on plywood imports. Thus, the identification codes which will be placed [...]

Spanish Garnica cofirms €80 million investment in a new plywood factory in France

Spains's Garnica confirmed its intention to build a new factory in Troyes, France. Work at the factory will begin [...]

Softwood lumber prices in US continue to drop sharply

Downward momentum eased in some framing lumber species in US. But even with quarter-end pressure to sell behind them [...]

Overview of China’s first half 2018 wood products trade

Data from China Customs shows that in the first half of 2018 the value of China’s wood products trade [...]

Russia: Birch logs export restriction to help domestic plywood industry

On July 17, 2018, the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, signed Resolution No. 836 “On [...]

Metsä Wood inaugurates birch plywood mill in Estonia

Metsä Wood’s new birch plywood mill inaugurated in Pärnu, Estonia. The investment in the birch plywood mill in [...]

European parquet market continues to grow; worries on US-China trade war

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 20 September 2018 and discussed [...]

Swiss Krono to expand plant in Barnwell, US

A $200+ million, 250,000 square-foot expansion of the Swiss Krono plant in Barnwell, South Carolina has been enabled [...]

Slowdown in wood products trade between China and the US

China’s Customs data shows that in the first half of 2018 the value of wood products trade between China [...]

Overview of the wood processing industry in Guangdong Province, China

During the last few years, once with the increase in demand for wood processing products in Guangdong Province, Southeast China [...]