• Forestry
  • September 20, 2023 13:04

Vietnamese exporters of wood products face many difficulties

Vietnam’s wood and wood product trade (W&WP) trade is not expected to increase unless the global economy regains growth momentum and consumer demand in key markets recovers.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • September 19, 2023 10:14

CIFF Shanghai 2023 concludes with surge in global participation

CIFF Shanghai 2023 meticulously planned eight major thematic exhibition areas and concurrently held four sub-exhibitions: Shanghai International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair, CIFF Commercial Office Space Exhibition, CIFF Trend Life Aesthetics Exhibition and CIFF Urban Outdoor Exhibition.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 15, 2023 11:49

Italy: Wood-furniture sector, 2023 will close in the negative

FederlegnoArredo's assessment anticipates a -3.3% decline, with exports down by -2.6% and the domestic market at -3.8%. Due to the uncertain situation, high borrowing costs, and difficulty accessing credit, 39% of wood-furniture companies are slowing down their investments.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 14, 2023 17:00

ALPI forestry concessions in Cameroon have obtained FSC®

The ALPI forestry concessions ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 08, 2023 14:44

DREMA 2023 - The right direction

Recent months have not been favourable for the wood and furniture industry. This is due to the escalating energy crisis, declining orders and exports of furniture and wood products... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 04, 2023 21:41

Lithuanian Wood Processors Association joins CEI-Bois

CEI-Bois, representing the European woodworking industries, has announced the Lithuanian Wood Processors Association as their newest member. This addition increases the number... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 04, 2023 21:06

The EU Commission orders for birch plywood imports being checked

The EU Commission has ordered the opening of an investigation into suspected imports of birch plywood originating in Russia by imports consigned from Turkey and Kazakhstan... [more...]

  • Interior
  • August 30, 2023 08:24

US wooden furniture imports edge down

US imports of wooden furniture fell 3% in June as imports from most countries remained relatively flat. Imports from Indonesia were the exception, falling 30% for the month... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 28, 2023 12:04

Decrease in EU okoumé plywood manufacturers' market share, but positive long-term outlook

EU manufacturers share of the EU market for okoumé plywood decreased from 85% in 2018 to 81% in 2021. Share was lost primarily to imports from Gabon and Morocco.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • August 28, 2023 07:49

German furniture industry records significant declines in incoming orders

The German furniture industry is currently struggling with a significant drop in demand, as reported by Jan Kurth, Managing Director of the Associations of the German Furniture Industry (VDM/VHK), at the annual business press conference in Cologne. ... [more...]

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