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Vietnam now accounts for 6% of the global timber and wooden furniture market

Vietnam’s exports account just 6 percent of the global timber and wooden furniture market which is estimated at 120 billion USD, said a local official... [more...]

Leading tropical suppliers of wooden furniture to the EU

In terms of the leading tropical furniture suppliers to the EU, imports from Vietnam and Indonesia have followed a similar trend... [more...]

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Greenply produces first board on new MDF plant from Dieffenbacher

On April 1, Greenply Industries Ltd. produced the first board on its new MDF plant in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India... [more...]

Xylexpo 2018 ready to open its gates

The 2018 edition of Xylexpo has been virtually sold out for a few weeks now and, with the addition of a fourth hall, the exhibition will get close to 35 thousand net square meters... [more...]

Calls to expand intra-African trade

A new report by the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank has stressed the importance of forest governance in boosting intra-African trade of wood products... [more...]

Canadian wood product industry applauds CP-TTP

Canada’s wood product industry predicts better access to key global export markets, especially in Asia... [more...]

West Fraser's CEO plans to retire in 2019

West Fraser Timber announced Ted Seraphim’s plan to retire as CEO at the end of 2Q2019. Also, West Fraser announced the appointment of Ray Ferris,... [more...]

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Main topics to be highlighted at LIGNA 2019

The organizers of LIGNA, the world's leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, have announced the main topics to be highlighted at the next show, which runs from 27 to 31 May 2019: "Integrated Woodworking – Customized Solutions", "Smart Surface Technologies" and "Wood Industry Summit"... [more...]

Salone del Mobile 2018 gathered 17% more visitors

The 57th edition of the Salone del Mobile held from 17 to 22 April in Milan attracted 424,509 visitors from 188 countries... [more...]

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Gains in seasonal demand helped producers regain command of the framing lumber market, and many prices moved higher. Green Douglas Fir was the major exception, as prices fell in chunks before mills saw any renewed interest from customers... [more...]

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Montreal Wood Convention 2018: Outlook for Canadian Softwood Lumber

Montreal Wood Convention 2018: Outlook for Canadian Softwood Lumber

The sixth annual Montreal Wood Convention took place at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in downtown Montreal on the 21st of March 2018 and it presented some of the outlooks for the Canadian wood industry sector. Among the factors that influence the industry, the labor shortage came to be the biggest concern for lumber yards nowadays... [ more...]

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