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  • August 02, 2022 09:43

China: Sharp decline in sawnwood imports from Ukraine

In the first five months of 2022 China’s sawnwood imports totalled 10.78 million cubic metres valued at US$3.129...... [more...]

  • August 04, 2022 10:52

7th wood and furniture industry congress in Braga

Promoting the debate and thought about growth and dynamization strategies of Portugal’s wood and furniture sector, enabling it to prepare for the XXI century challenges – this was the main goal achieved in the 7th Wood and Furniture Industry Congress “Os Dias da Madeira”, congress organized by AIMMP... [more...]

  • August 03, 2022 09:53

North American lumber prices flat

The North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber market has found even footing at this mid-summer 2022. Prices on almost all lumber and panel items remained flat, with some benchmark commodities rising slightly. A big change coming to how lumber futures are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has many players excited; details of those changes below. ... [more...]

  • August 08, 2022 17:56

Caution needed when importing birch plywood

Several birch plywood importers from the UK have reported an increase of offers from the far east in recent weeks, particularly China. Given that Birch forests are... [more...]

  • August 08, 2022 17:26

EU legislation threatens to halve wood availability

According to the current study by the Thünen Institute “Assessment of Possible Production Leakage from Implementing the EU Biodiversity Strategy on Forest Product Markets”, the economy and environment... [more...]

  • August 01, 2022 10:56

Sharp rise in Brazilian wood product exports in June 2022

In June 2022 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 222% in value compared to June 2021, from US$395.8 million to US$483.5 million.... [more...]

  • August 02, 2022 13:00

New U.S. home sales plunge in June

New home sales in June fell to the lowest level since April 2020, reflecting declining builder sentiment as construction bottlenecks continue to slow... [more...]

  • August 03, 2022 12:13

Vietnamese wood product exports down in June 2022

Export earnings from W&WPs in June 2022 reached US$1.4 billion, down 10.9% compared to June 2021. Of this WP exports reached US$ 936.5 million, down 25% compared to June 2021.... [more...]

  • August 02, 2022 10:46

US hardwood plywood imports continue slide

US imports of hardwood plywood fell for the second month in a row as volume retreated from a record high in March. At 325,924 cubic meters... [more...]

  • August 04, 2022 09:08

Ghana: Wood product export volume registered 10% increase

Data on export volumes in the first four months of 2022 published by the Ghana Timber Export Development Division (TIDD) show an almost 10% increase to 102,615 cu.m compared to 93,527 cu.m for the same period in 2021.... [more...]

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