Corona Virus

  • Corona Virus
  • November 27, 2020 09:50

China-Europe container shortage causes major surge in freight rates

The recovery in China's manufacturing activity after the Covid-19 lockdown has surged progressively and after a halt caused by quarantine measure in the European countries, demand for Chinese products in Europe has increased...... [more...]

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  • November 25, 2020 12:02

Salone del Mobile could move to September 2021 due to coronavirus concerns

Milan's Salone del Mobile may move from its regular April slot to September in 2021...... [more...]

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  • November 24, 2020 14:07

Special edition of imm cologne cancelled due to pandemic

The hybrid special edition of imm cologne planned for January 20-23, 2021 was canceled today due to the current pandemic developments in the European and German environment...... [more...]

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  • November 20, 2020 10:12

US wood industry not impacted as much as feared

According the latest survey results from Woodworking Network the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the woodworking industry is diminishing even as there seems to be a new surge in infections...... [more...]

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  • November 19, 2020 11:38

€ 500 million aid for German forest owners

In order to provide forest owners with improved liquidity, the German Federal Forest Ministry ruling coalition has developed a so-called sustainability bonus for the forest worth € 500 million. The sustainability premium is 100 € / ha and is aimed at private and municipal forest owners who own at least 1 hectare of forest area...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • November 17, 2020 12:17

France: Lower prices for maritime pine confirmed by latest auctions

The first signs of falling maritime pine prices that appeared in the southwest of France at the end of 2019 were consolidated in the first half of the year. And the results of recent auctions which have just taken place this autumn in the Landes forests, clearly indicate that the decrease in prices is continuing...... [more...]

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  • November 17, 2020 09:04

Rebound in UK tropical wood imports continued in September but prospects less certain

UK imports of tropical wood and wood furniture products continued to rebound in September, with total value rising to USD97.6 million, 30% more than the previous month and the same level as in September 2019...... [more...]

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  • November 16, 2020 09:50

Brazil: Domestic demand recovering and exports of most wood products rising

At the beginning of the pandemic there were forecasts of reductions in domestic demand and exports, notably of solid wood products...... [more...]

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  • November 13, 2020 12:43

Finland: Corona crisis continues to weigh on the forest industry

The decline in Finland's forest industry production continued in July – September in all main product groups. Cardboard, sawn timber and pulp held their ground best, but the downturn in paper continued most sharply...... [more...]

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  • November 11, 2020 12:53

German construction industry showed no significant corona effects in August

Preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) certify that the German construction industry was somewhat insensitive to the pandemic in August 2020...... [more...]

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