Africa

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

Moody’s: Most wood product prices to reach peak level in 2021

The outlook for the global forest products industry remains positive, said Moody’s Investors Service.    The [...]

2021 still full of challenges for the global container market

  The global shipping system is currently experiencing a unique and unexpected crisis. A series of unusual events triggered [...]

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Andritz supplies complete MDF plant to Nile Wood, Egypt

International technology Group Andritz has received an order – in cooperation with Dieffenbacher – to supply a complete MDF plant, including a [...]

EU tropical timber trade faces recession

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.48 [...]

Global lumber markets benefit from rising prices

Lumber prices have increased worldwide in the second half of 2020 with US prices almost doubling  Lumber Markets [...]

African tropical timber in rising demand but prices easing

As businesses in importing countries adapt to working with the coronavirus risk trade has started to revive and some FOB [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; price pressure in wood industry

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]