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  • April 16, 2018 15:24

US softwood lumber production up by 8.6% in January

U.S. sawmills increased softwood lumber production in January by 8.6% year-over-year to 2.895 billion board feet (bbf), an increase of 16.0% compared with the 2.496 bbf reported in December 2017... [more...]

  • April 16, 2018 17:51

Mozambican government bans most timber exports with immediate effect

According to a press release of the timber trading company Mahate Florestal Lda the government of Mozambique through the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER) has issued the attached notice dated 29 March 2018 banning all ...... [more...]

  • April 13, 2018 10:51

Sylva Wood 2018: More than just a wood materials show

Sylva Wood is returning for its fourth edition to become the one-stop destination in bringing furniture and flooring manufacturers, as well as traders and importers together to exchange ideas and insights... [more...]

  • April 13, 2018 13:25

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 13, 2018

A mix of trends in prices of framing lumber emerged across producing regions. Trends varied based on species, product groups, and even volumes sold. Gains were most pronounced in Western S-P-F, with #2&Btr 2x4 standing out; mill prices surged $20-30 for the week... [more...]

  • April 19, 2018 14:10

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in February again with a clear upward trend

After a stagnation period in December and January, German producer prices for commercial wood products in February show a clear upward trend... [more...]

  • April 12, 2018 12:05

Timber and panel imports to UK rose by 10.8% in 2017

The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The stats show that volumes of imported timber and panel products in the first month of 2018 were lower than in January 2017 by around 68,000m3. It should be noted however that ...... [more...]

  • April 13, 2018 11:38

James Jones & Sons to upgrade its Aboyne sawmill

James Jones & Sons has announced a major upgrade at the company’s Aboyne sawmill.... [more...]

  • April 13, 2018 12:09

Switzerland: Wood pellet price falls slightly in April

The retail prices for wood pellets of the quality ENplus A1 in Switzerland have declined in April due to seasonal factors. At the end of the heating season... [more...]

  • April 13, 2018 14:11

Europe has the highest wood fiber costs in the world

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended downward in most key markets on the continent over the past five years.... [more...]

  • April 16, 2018 11:16

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR: European flooring producers seek for market opportunities in China

At this year's 20th DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, which took place from 20 to 22 March, 1,500 of international and local exhibitors of around 40 countries gathered in the 150,000 m2 exhibition hall, and attracted the attention of tens of thousand visitors. Around 21% of the exhibiting space was occupied by international brands, a sign that Domotex Asia is increasing its internationality.... [more...]

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