Archives: May 2019

Brazil: Massive exports of eucalyptus logs to China

Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy, and one of its top exports is wood. But with rising concerns over [...]

New Zealand’s logs expected to enter in the Chinese market in large volumes in the next years

    The radiata pine plantations planted in New Zealand in the mid-to-late 1980s have now [...]

Germany shifts away from imports of tropical wood

Insights into the reasons for Germany’s shift away imports of tropical wood, particularly direct imports, were provided by the [...]

Malaysian MIFF 2019 crosses billion dollar sales mark

Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the industry’s largest marketplace in Southeast Asia, has topped the billion-dollar sales mark [...]

Canadian lumber exports to U.S. fell 20.4% in Q1/2019

    The value of Canadian lumber exports to U.S. fell 20.4% to $1.03 billion [...]

Record wood pellet production in Germany

In the first quarter of 2019, so many wood pellets were produced in Germany as never before during this period [...]

Brazilian wood products exports rise in March

In March 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.4% in value compared to [...]

Lumber prices in Austria on recovery

    In April, softwood lumber prices in Austria rose again after a slight decrease in March. The [...]

Sweden: Setra sells its operations in Skutskär

Valbo Trä will buy Setra's operations in Skutskär. The plant consists of two planing lines, an impregnation line [...]