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Germany: Price overview for wood products at the end of 2018

German producer prices for wood products tended to be mixed in November and December. Although prices are still above the [...]

No deal Brexit advice: changes for UK timber importers and exporters

UK's timber importers and exporters are being asked to consider requirements for their businesses in the event of a [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down by 2021

Euroconstruct sees its growth forecast for the European construction industry from 2019 to 2021 as falling. The growth peak for [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Trump administration’s lumber tariffs forces Canadian producers to idle sawmills

U.S. lumber prices reached record prices during the first half of 2018, but have come to plunge 47% starting [...]

US$2.4 trillion worth of construction projects to boost UAE’s wood products demand by 2020

The wood industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to boom over the next two years as the [...]

Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]

Global construction growth likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

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 [...]