Ploče

  • Ploče
  • July 03, 2020 12:54

Japan reports import declining In April

Year on year, the value of Japan's wooden door imports in April dropped a further 16% adding to the year on year decline seen in March. April import values for wooden doors (HS441820) dipped 8% from March. As in previous months shippers in China and the Philippines dominated... [više ...]

  • Šumarsko gospodarstvo
  • July 03, 2020 10:28

Switzerland: a lot of beetle wood and lower construction activity expected

The Swiss timber market has so far navigated the pandemic "relatively well", the Swiss Timber Commission (HMK), which met in Bern on June 24, assessed the current situation. Many construction projects approved last year are currently in the implementation phase. The sawing... [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 ...]

  • Pilane
  • July 02, 2020 17:04

Ghana: Exports down by 33% in the first quarter

The volume of wood products exported during the first quarter of 2020 totalled 54,022 m3 earning € 26.58 million. Compared to the 2019 figure of 80,139 m3 (€ 41.76 million), the volume and value of exports were down by a third in the first quarter of 2020. Which suggests that, despite... [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 15:33

European plywood sector struggles less than expected

Expectations of the impact of the pandemic on the European plywood sector turned out to be worse than the reality. EU and UK plywood importers and distributors took a range of steps to comply with social distancing and other health guidelines throughout the lockdown, it’s... [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 ...]

  • Ploče
  • June 30, 2020 12:33

European panel production decreased in 2019

According to the recently published EPF Annual Report 2019-2020 the total production of European wood-based panels posted a dip of 1.8% in 2019 after five consecutive years of growth, reaching a total of 59.2 million m³. Particleboard production increased by 0.5% to 32.1 million m³... [više ...]

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