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  • Corona Virus
  • October 22, 2020 09:35

China’s wood-based panel industry under pressure

The China Green Times has reported on the 19th national wood-based panel industry conference held recently. The conference focus was on how to realise stable and healthy development of wood-based panel industry in the context of national economic policies...... [više ...]

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  • October 21, 2020 12:07

Softwood lumber prices correct down in North America

The Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend brought a not-surprising further drop in prices of most benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodities, as the days got increasingly shorter and the weather turned ever more winter-like. Demand across North America was almost entirely for small fill-in orders, while sawmills were preoccupied with locating shipments long-ago sent to customers but still not arrived...... [više ...]

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  • October 21, 2020 10:46

Brazilian furniture export overview

Exports by the Brazilian furniture sector earned US$361.6 million in the first eight months of this year according to the Brazilian Association of Furniture Industries (Abimóvel). This represents a decline of 12% year on year...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • October 21, 2020 09:38

US tropical sawnwood imports rise for third straight month

US imports of sawn tropical hardwood by volume gained 18% in August to notch a rise of more than 10% for the third straight month. At 14,861 cubic metres, the volume of tropical hardwood imported was down less than 7% from August 2020...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • October 20, 2020 13:31

Indonesia: Better than expected wood product exports

Despite the ongoing global pandemic, wood product exports for the first three quarters of the year jumped to US$8.3 billion, only just below the US$8.5 billion earned in the same period in 2019...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • October 20, 2020 09:24

Vietnam’s currency practices and timber imports to be investigated

The United States has announced that it will investigate Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to the import and use of timber that is illegally harvested or traded, as well as Vietnam’s currency practices to determine whether these actions are causing harm to US businesses...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • October 19, 2020 14:32

European wood flooring market's recovery driven by renovation

The Board of Directors of FEP - the European Federation of the Parquet Industry - met virtually on 8 October 2020 and discussed, amongst others, the parquet situation and the continuous impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the European markets...... [više ...]

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  • October 19, 2020 10:51

Half UK tropical timber trade value lost in May

After a sharp fall in UK imports of tropical timber products in May and June in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, imports rebounded strongly in July and made more gains in August. However, even in August, total imports were still down around 15% compared to the same month the previous year...... [više ...]

  • Posebne obavijesti
  • October 14, 2020 10:48

ISC 2020: Corona crisis had an extremely diverse impact on the softwood market

On 8 October 2020 the 68th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time ever online. Not even the Covid‐19 pandemic could stop producers and traders of softwood lumber from organizing their annual gathering. The Conference was, as usual, organized by the European Organization of the Sawmill Industries (EOS) and the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF)....... [više ...]

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  • October 14, 2020 09:00

Ghana’s timber exports down 40% in the H1/2020

Ghana’s timber export shipments for the first half of 2020 totalled 90.456 m3 earning Euro 44.79 million. This reflects a year-on-year 40% decline in volume and a 42% decline in the value of export...... [više ...]

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