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  • July 24, 2020 09:25

Importing logs and sawnwood into India

The Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage (DPPQS) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (MOA) regulates the import of logs into India...... [more...]

  • July 28, 2020 10:06

Container freight costs rise

The early July Drewry composite World Container Index fell slightly after reaching a 5-year high of US$2,023 per 40ft container...... [more...]

  • July 30, 2020 16:14

BC sawmills operating costs slow industry recovery

The British Columbia forest industry was deteriorating prior to the COVID-19 pandemic...... [more...]

  • July 29, 2020 11:02

Brazil: Floresta+ Programme encourages preservation of native forests

On 3 July this year the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) adopted the ‘Forest+ Program’ (Programa Floresta+) through an Administrative Ordinance n° 288/20. This ordinance aims to strengthen the preservation of the Brazilian natural forest...... [more...]

  • July 27, 2020 14:48

North American prices of softwood lumber continue upward trend

Unabated purchasing of North American construction framing softwood lumber moved prices higher last week, as customers turned to the eastern market....... [more...]

  • July 28, 2020 14:15

Södra to adjust timber prices

Södra adjusts the price for pulpwood, fuelwood and small diameter timber...... [more...]

  • July 24, 2020 11:54

Armstrong Flooring's 2Q net sales decreased by 18.1% to $145.6 million

In the 2Q 2020, Armstrong Flooring's net sales decreased 18.1% to $145.6 million from $177.7 million in the 2Q 2019, including an adverse currency impact of 80 basis points...... [more...]

  • July 29, 2020 08:22

West African tropical wood exports driven down by pandemic

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has adversely affected West Africa’s export markets, imports, foreign investment,....... [more...]

  • July 24, 2020 08:05

US, the top export market for Bento Gonçalves furniture cluster

Data from the Special Secretariat for Foreign Trade and International Affairs analysed by the Furniture Industry Association of Bento Gonçalves (Sindmóveis) shows that in the first half of 2020 the furniture cluster of Bento Gonçalves...... [more...]

  • July 30, 2020 13:23

Weyerhaeuser announces new sustainability strategy

On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, Weyerhaeuser Company announced the launching of a new sustainability strategy that draws out the companies aspiring commitments and goals for the next decade and beyond...... [more...]

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