Archives: October 2019

ENplus to open revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Indonesian timber industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry struggles to prevent trade fraud as Chinese move business in the country

    According to a market research on wood processing market of Vietnam by Forest Trend, in the [...]

Brazil’s forest sector to invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

    Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree [...]

Czech forest owners face huge losses due to the bark beetle infestation

    Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an [...]

Norbord reduces OSB production; lower demand cited

    Since September,  Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.  [...]

Indian Greenlam further boosts capacity for laminates

With this expansion, the company will be manufacturing an additional 1.6 million laminates sheets per annum up to a [...]

Australia’s woodchip industry hit by US-China trade war

Australia's $1.4-billion plantation woodchip industry has been dragged into the US-China trade war, with a number [...]

U.S. hits China with antidumping duties on wooden cabinets of up to 251%

    The U.S. trade conflict with China may not have spared the kitchen sink, or even [...]

North American sawmills see their profit margins decline

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices [...]