• Interijer
  • July 03, 2020 11:49

IKEA to review it's Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

Because of an NGO report on illegally sourced wood from Ukrainian suppliers used in some of IKEA's most popular chairs the is going to review its wood supply chain in the country. "We acknowledge that illegal logging remains a widespread global issue, and work proactively to... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • July 02, 2020 18:26

Brazilian exports partially signal falling unit prices

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to May 2019, from US$ 273.3 million to US$ 236.3 million. The value of pine sawnwood exports declined 9% between May 2019 (US$47.7 million) and May 2020... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • July 02, 2020 16:52

Peru: First quarter 2020 exports down by 20%

The Exporters Association (ADEX) has reported that in the first quarter 2020 Peru's wood product exports reached US$24.7 million FOB. This represents a decline of almost 20% compared to the first quarter 2019 (US$31 million FOB). Semi-manufactured products accounted for 58%... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • July 01, 2020 14:05

Indonesia is noticing increase in timber exports to China and furniture sector investment

Wood product exports to China between January and May this year increased despite the pandemic. Indroyono Soesilo, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI), suggested that this was because Indonesia has a niche market in China. The... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • July 01, 2020 13:26

Malaysia: pandemic impacts and eased restrictions

A recently released report details the upheavals experienced by the timber industry during the Movement Control Order (MCO) first implemented on March 18. Many companies faced challenges. To support industries the government introduced the so-called “Prihatin Stimulus Package”... [više ...]

  • Šumarsko gospodarstvo
  • July 01, 2020 12:46

Gabon: tax law amendment to encourage wood export

The government of Gabon has passed new laws that will come into effect in 2021 and will affect the forestry and timber sectors. The tax structure has been reset with the aim of encouraging processing for export. While this has not been verified reports suggest the export tax... [više ...]

Šumarsko gospodarstvo
  • Šumarsko gospodarstvo
  • June 25, 2020 09:11

Furniture China 2020 to Be Held as Scheduled with New Movements

Among all the internationally renowned exhibitions to be held this year, Furniture China and Maison Shanghai are the lucky ones that currently not being push for delay by the COVID-19 pandemic...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 24, 2020 13:25

US hardwood flooring imports dip

U.S. imports of hardwood flooring fell by 14% in April to its lowest level in three years. While imports in this area did not see any distinct monthly plunge due to the global pandemic, hardwood flooring imports have eroded and are now down 28% year-to-date from last year...... [više ...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 23, 2020 13:36

The European Parquet Market improved moderately in 2019

After a year of slight contraction in 2018, the overall consumption figures of parquet in Europe upturned for 2019. The consolidated data provided by the FEP - European Federation of the Parquet industry - member companies and affiliated national associations are showing an increase by 1.2% of the global European market in 2019 compared to 2018...... [više ...]

  • Interijer
  • June 22, 2020 09:56

US residential furniture orders dive

As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted new residential furniture orders, which dropped 29% in March compared to the same period a year ago, and 23% from February...... [više ...]

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