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Chinese flooring giant invests big in Georgia

Chinese flooring manufacturing giant Create Flooring Solutions (CFL) will invest $70 million in a new 252,000-square-foot manufacturing [...]

European parquet market: A return pre-Covid-19 sales level not expected in the short to medium term

After a year of slight contraction in 2018, the European parquet market improved in 2019. Unfortunately, this positive result and [...]

Wood product exporters to benefit from the newly ratified Vietnam/EU trade deal

The government in Vietnam has ratified the Vietnam/EU trade deal which, it is hoped, will help boost the country [...]

Canceled and postponed forest industry events in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

South Korean Dongwha to build large MDF and laminated flooring plant in Vietnam

Dongwha Enterprise, one of South Korea’s best wood materials manufacturer, began construction of its very first independent production facility [...]

Forest is a clear candidate for an EU economic stimulus program

In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted by the European Recovery [...]

Vietnam: Wood industry needs fundamental change in export product lines, markets, say experts

The wood industry needs a fundamental change in export product lines and markets after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, an [...]