• Interior
  • September 21, 2017 10:25

Malaysia boosts furniture sales to China

In a 10 September press release the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) said China continues to provide healthy gains for Malaysian furniture manufactures... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 21, 2017 09:41

Germany: Price of wood pellets slightly higher in September

The price for wood pellets in Germany rose to an average of EUR 232.69/tonne during September 2017. This represents a 1% increase over the previous month, while in September 2016... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 20, 2017 13:43

US housing starts drop slightly in August

New residential construction in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in the month of August... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2017 11:09

Ghana's wood products exports drop 31% in volume in Jan.-May 2017

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. According to the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission, the country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export ... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • September 19, 2017 13:15

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

In July 2017 compared with June 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 19, 2017 11:10

France: Lumber prices for Q2/2017

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 19, 2017 09:02

India: Housing starts crash in first half of year

Property consultant firm Knight Frank has reported that housing starts in India’s eight largest cities fell over 40% in the first half of 2017, the biggest drop in the last seven years... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 18, 2017 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 36, 2017

Sales of framing lumber lacked the fervor of the previous week, but demand outstripped production in most species and prices continued to rise.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 18, 2017 10:08

Only EU tropical plywood and veneer imports rise in first half

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products declined 8% to 1.12 million metric tonnes (MT)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 09:35

Low stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden

Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden is estimated at 2.1 million m³ in the second quarter of 2017. Compared with the same period last year this is a decline of 21 percent... [more...]

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