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  • Panels
  • September 08, 2017 11:01

Monitoring of ‘eco board’ in Shanghai

‘Eco board’ has established itself in the home decoration and indoor home furnishing market in recent years. Eco board is blockboard or plywood laminated with impregnated paper on one face and is marketed as an ‘ecological and environmentally friendly wood panel’... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 08, 2017 08:56

Sweden: Slight decrease of gross felling in 2016

According to statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency, the gross felling in 2016 was estimated at 91.6 million cubic metre standing volume ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 08, 2017 08:14

Brazil: IBAMA looking for increased budget for forest surveillance operations

In June, a delegation from the Brazilian government met with counterparts in Norway to discuss and review trade agreements... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 08, 2017 06:03


美国商务部长(US Commerce Secretary) Wilbur Ross 在上周宣布,将延后两个半月再决定美国对加拿大软木材(Canadian softwood lumber) 所课征之反倾销及反贴补税的最终税率... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 07, 2017 10:22

Klausner Lumber Two opening posponed

Klausner Lumber Two mill was set to open in July, but due to some programming at the machinery, that has taken longer than expected, the opening will be postponed.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 07, 2017 09:22

EU tropical wood imports continue to fall in Q2/2017

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the first quarter of 2017 continued into the second quarter.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 07, 2017 08:11

Global CLT market expected to exceed US$ 2 billion by 2025

The global cross laminated timber market is expected to be valued at USD 2.07 billion by 2025. Rising awareness about the environmental hazards caused by the use of cement concrete in infrastructure construction coupled with rising number of cross laminated timber manufacturers and increasing demand for green homes are factors propelling the market growth... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 06, 2017 16:14

India: Hopes that the GST rate would go down to 18%

The plywood, MDF and particleboard industry in India hopes to reduce the GST rate to 18% from the current 28%... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 06, 2017 14:07

The global forest industry in Q2/2017

Global value and volumes of timber, pulpwood, softwood lumber and biomass products have increased during the 2nd quarter of 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 06, 2017 12:10

Brazil's exports of wood-based products up by 15.7% in July

In July 2017, the total Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 15.7% in value compared to July 2016, from US$201.1 million to US$232.8 million... [more...]

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EU considers future of illegal logging and deforestation policy

During June 2017, two large conferences in Europe addressed policy issues in relation to deforestation and illegal logging. The conferences reaffirmed the EU’s continued political commitment to trade related policy measures in response to concerns about illegal logging and deforestation.... [ more...]

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