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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 [...]

US lumber prices continue to rise but sales volumes were unsteady

Sawmills across North America looked toward the end of summer after mid-May, as lumber prices continued to rise but [...]

EU tropical timber trade weakened before COVID lockdown

Having reached the highest level in more than a decade in October 2019, EU27+UK trade in tropical wood and [...]

Plywood markets coming back to life after COVID-19

In the past three weeks we have seen Western US plywood markets building and coming alive, after about a ten [...]

UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

West Fraser substantially resumed lumber and plywood production in May

During May West Fraser has substantially resumed lumber and plywood production with only a few facilities operating at less than [...]