• Forestry
  • April 21, 2017 07:11

PEFC International Board welcomes two new members

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) informed that two new members joined PEFC International Board... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2017 11:02

Good 2017 start for UK imports of timber and wood-based panels

UK's timber and wood-based panel imports have increased so far in 2017, as compared to the previous year. During January, the import volumes were 26% higher than in the same month of 2016, and amounted to an extra 186,000 cbm... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 20, 2017 10:32

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Sales of framing lumber at the mill level slowed, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb recent price hikes... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2017 08:51

Indonesia: Not all markets require SVLK certified products

In a press statement, Airlangga Hartanto, Indonesia’s Minister of Industry, suggested not all furniture and wooden craft items need to be SVLK certified and shipped with a V-legal documents. He asserted that the V-legal document and FLEGT license was a requirement for the EU market only... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2017 15:37

Elmia Wood - The whole world´s forestry fair

Every fourth year the forestry sector meets in the Swedish forest south of Jönköping. Here forest owners, contractors and officials from around the world gather to find out the hottest trends and latest innovations. To visit Elmia Wood is an effective way to gain valuable knowledge, get an overview of the market and see new trends - welcome to the forests south of Jönköping 7 - 10 June 2017.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 12, 2017 10:54

Imports of plantation teak slow on quality concerns

Analysts report that the pace of imports of plantation teak have slowed due to the declining quality of imported logs which are derived mainly from plantation thinnings... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 12, 2017 08:41

China: Prices of main wood commodities in January 2017

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market:... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 11, 2017 14:17

South China imports of U.S. wood and wood products climb to new high

For the last 8 years, South China’s imports of U.S. wood and wood products have been on a continuing rise in general, and last year a new annual import record of 700 million USD was written, accounting for about 30% of China’s total imports from the U.S.... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • April 11, 2017 08:53

France: ash and beech being affected by the increased freight tariffs

In the second quarter of the current year, trade on the French hardwood markets was mixed. The French oak continues to run with the wind, and the industry representatives do not see reasons why it should stop. In processed goods, virtually all products find ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 10, 2017 15:41

Brazil seeks innovations and international partnerships at Elmia Wood

Forestry is one of the most important industries in Brazil and trees there have a very high growth rate. But a changing climate including drought can lead to the reduced growth of such species as cultivated eucalyptus and pine... [more...]

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