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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 40, 2018

Framing lumber prices in the US continued to tumble, as supplies easily outpaced demand across North America... [more...]

IKEA's retail sales up 4.7%

For the financial year 2018, which ended on August 31, 2018, the Ingka Group, formerly the IKEA Group, reports retail sales of EUR 34.8 billion for IKEA (2017: EUR 34.1 billion).... [more...]

Boise Cascade to acquire Arling Lumber

Boise Cascade Co. announced an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arling is a third generation, family-owned and operated wholesale distributor of lumber, plywood... [more...]

Russia: pulp exports up in Jan-Aug 2018

In January-August 2018, Russian pulp exports increased year-on-year, indicate the statistics... [more...]

Canadian lumber production fell 5.5% in July

Canadian lumber production fell 5.5% from June to 5 250.8 thousand cubic metres of lumber in July. Production was 1.0% higher than in July 2017... [more...]

Investments in the forest industry in Eastern Russia driven by Chinese demand

Timber harvests in Russia were close to 190 million m3 in 2017, as estimated by WRI based on forest industry production, log usage and net exports of logs... [more...]

Russia: plywood exports 9.5% up in Jan-Aug 2018

In January-August 2018, Russia increased its plywood exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

Indonesia improves FLEGT licensing procedures

Indonesia has taken several measures in recent months to improve procedures relating to FLEGT licences — the export licences that attest to the legality of EU-bound timber and timber products. The changes are part of a ...... [more...]

Russia: lumber export value 17.2% up in Jan-Aug 2018

In January-August 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms... [more...]

Egger creates its new America Division

Egger Group has created its new America Division. According to a Notifix report, the new director will be Lucioano Tiburzi, who currently leads the management team of Egger Argentina... [more...]

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ISC: Blue Skies for wood industry in 2018, but dark clouds ahead

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held in Riga in the facilities of the hotel Radisson Blu Latvija. This year's conference was attended by over 200 participants – a record-high attendance – from all over the world and it was ...... [ more...]

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