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European consortium forms to promote timber as choice for multi-storey buildings

Armed with €10m in EU funding, a consortium of 21 European companies and organisations has formed to try and make [...]

China: Prices of imported logs and lumber in September 2019

      Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market        [...]

Where will the Chinese furniture exports be redirected as trade war with US hit shipments and prices?

Just as the American hardwood industry has long been worried about the "eggs" that put more than one-half of [...]

Japan’s consumption of wood pellets is expected to reach 20 million tons by 2030

Japan's hunger for wood pellets seems to be unstoppable at the moment. By 2025, the country's consumption of [...]

30 million m3 of beetle wood expected in Czech forests this year

In 2019, it is estimated that 30 million cubic meters of beetle wood will be produced in Czech forests. Accordingly [...]

Trump to suspend tariff hike on Chinese imports

President Trump said Friday the government had reach a “phase one” trade agreement with China and won’t be moving [...]

Mixed feelings in the European markets for parquet: From slight improvements to decreasing trends

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 2 October 2019 and discussed [...]

Stable softwood lumber production in U.S.; Canadian output drops sharply

U.S. sawmills produced 20.687 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2019 [...]

Swedish foresters to drop timber prices due to slow sawnwood demand and bark beetle calamity

The Swedish forest owners association Mellanskog has announced a decrease in its timber prices.     According to [...]

Woodrise International Congress closes on a positive note

The second edition of the Woodrise International Congress came to a close on 4 October on a very positive note [...]