Archives: August 2019

Italy: Woodworking machinery orders drop sharply in Q2/2019

In the second quarter of 2019 the orders of wood and furniture machinery and equipment in Italy have decreased by [...]

Jim Pattinson makes offer to take over Canfor

Jim Pattison's Great Pacific Capital Corp. has made an offer to buy the rest of Canfor Corp. it does [...]

US to set duties of up to 230% to Chinese wooden cabinets imports

    The U.S. Commerce Department said this month it has made a preliminary determination that wooden [...]

Sharp rise in prices for hardwood chips exported from Latin America

    Tight supply of hardwood fiber in the Pacific Rim have pushed prices for Latin American hardwood [...]

Falling prices for wood pellets in Vietnam

As demand in South Korea is slowing down, Vietnamese wood pellets prices are falling relative to the rise seen this [...]

Czechia: Boom in prefabricated wooden houses

    The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While [...]

US antidumping duties to rise significantly for Chinese wood flooring imports

    The antidumping rates for Chinese engineered wood flooring imports have increased significantly for nearly all Chinese [...]

Lower OSB prices negatively impact Norbord’s prices

Norbord Inc., the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), reported Adjusted EBITDA of USD 36 million in [...]

Cheaper sawlogs in Estonia

    At a price of EUR 73.84/m3 and EUR 76.54/m3 respectively, pine and [...]

EU imported more tropical sawnwood this year

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]