Forestry

  • Forestry
  • January 17, 2018 08:17

Myanmar: Transparency should be the key to boost the teak market

The authorities in Myanmar were reminded by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) that if they don't clarify the flow of logs which go from the forests to the mills, the legality of the wood for export will always be doubted by the teak importers... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 13:05

Exports of the Brazilian planted forest industry rise 11.4%

Brazilian exports generated by the planted forest sector hit US$7.7 billion in the first ten months of last year, a 11.4% rise compared to 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 12:57

European imports of tropical logs fall from all major supply countries in Jan.-Sep. 2017

The EU trade in tropical logs followed a similar downward path. Imports in the first nine months of 2017 totalled just 90,400 cu.m, 28% less than the same period in 2016, and fell 29% to 22,700 cu.m from Congo... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2018 10:31

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 02, 2018

Trading picked up notably in all framing lumber species, leaving some traders reaching for superlatives to describe the fast start to the year. Even as wintry weather kept a grip on consumption in some markets, orders flowed back to the mills at a steady to active pace... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2018 10:29

Another warehouse for Russian forestry products inaugurated in Port of Kiel, Germany

Another warehouse for Russian forestry products was inaugurated in the Ostuferhafen on Tuesday January 9th. The new Shed 12 was built within just six months and represents an investment of € 1.5 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2018 08:30

GTF/GIZ study points the way forward for private forest sector associations

The Peruvian forestry sector has suffered several setbacks stemming from the seizure of significant volumes of illegal timber in 2015 and 2016 which resulted in the main export markets closing their doors to Peruvian wood products... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2018 14:38

Klausner Lumber Two might open in April this year

Klausner Lumber Two will open around April 2018, as the company informed the Halifax County Board of Commissioners... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2018 08:18

India seeks exemption from the CITES Dalbergia requirements

India is a regular exporter of musical instruments and parts much of which is made from Indian rosewood and sissoo or northern Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia and Dalbergia sissoo)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 10, 2018 11:29

Millar Western acquires Spruceland Millworks

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has acquired all shares of Spruceland Millworks Inc. Millar Western, its manufacturing operations in Acheson, Alberta and its woodlands assets... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 10, 2018 08:59

Post event review of Mumbai Wood 2017

In a post event review of MumbaiWood, a leading trade show for the furniture sector, it has been reported that the event attracted more than 6,000 trade visitors, a significant increase on the 2015 show. ... [more...]

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