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China: Wood-based panel prices at a low level in July

At present, the market trend of plywood in China is relatively bleak, and there are very few shipments.   [...]

Russia might cease birch logs export quota

Recently, the Russian Federal Government's Committee on Foreign Trade and Tariff Policy Protection Measures has submitted a proposal to [...]

Metsa Group attributes poor Q2 result to low price in Asia

The profit of the major Finnish forest industry company Metsa Group worsened remarkably in April-July, as prices in China [...]

New production curtailments in BC announced by Sinclar Group

In another hit to the B.C. forest industry, the Sinclar Group announced temporary production curtailments at lumber operations in [...]

EU construction market a mixed picture; hardwood sector still strong

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

Concerns on the risk of US anti-dumping investigations of Vietnamese wood products exports 

In the first 6 months of 2019 the US continued as Vietnam’s top export market for wood products with [...]

Mexican Proteak reports record MDF production

The MDF producer Pro MDF, which belongs to the Mexican Proteak Uno, produced a total of 57,400 m³ of [...]

Calamity-wood from the Italian Alps sold to China

Between 27 and 29 October 2018, the Vaia storm destroyed 41,491 hectares of woods in North Eastern Italy. Millions [...]

New Zealand’s Spectrum Group plans to build sawmill on former Waverley Sawmills site

While Waverley Sawmills is closed for business its new owner has been working towards a modern state-of-the-art [...]

Singapore’s Sudima to split planned US$200M wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's Sudima International, which announced earlier that it would build a wood-processing complex in the Primorye Territory worth [...]