Archives: March 2020

Growth in EU tropical timber imports continues in 2019

Despite a downturn in the last six months of 2019, EU imports of tropical wood products last year were greater [...]

Universal Forest Products acquires Quest

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its affiliates acquired the operating assets of Quest Design & Fabrication and [...]

Timber prices on the rise in China

In less than a week, Shandong's timber prices have continued to adjust, rising continuously, and the price has increased [...]

Wood industry companies start reacting to the coronavirus threat

    Wood business companies are responding to the threats of coronavirus. Here is a tracking of the [...]

Overview of the global forest industry in 2019

    Global trade of softwood logs in 2019 remained practically unchanged from 2018 at 93 million m3 [...]

Container lines face sharp fall in revenues as coronavirus crisis continues

Container lines could be facing a $17bn shortfall in revenues this year as developed economies’ efforts to halt the spread [...]

EPAL pallets production on the rise in 2019

    EPAL’s total production and repair volume continued to increase in 2019 and reached 123 million [...]

New Zealand forestry sector not likely to return to normal for six months due to coronavirus crisis

   New Zealand’s forestry industry continues to be impacted by coronavirus related disruption. Timber Industry News'industry contacts [...]

Forecast: Plywood market in the Middle East is set to rise sharply

   Middle East's plywood market is performing robustly for at least the past 10 years and is set [...]

Chinese trade alive after coronavirus crisis

   China made significant progress in kick starting its imports and exports in the last week/days. Data from [...]