Asia & Middle East

IKEA’s sales grow following India expansion and higher online sales

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA reported rising sales for the year to August, helped by a big [...]

Latest price list for Indian domestic and imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-30 September 2018    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Indian Greenply to build a plant in Gabon

Greenply Industries Ltd., a major company in the Indian plywood industry, has made an initial investment of €11 million in [...]

Japanese company targets the Russian wooden housing market

    Iida, a Japanese wooden house construction company, is targeting the Russian market. Setting it sight on [...]

European tropical logs and sawnood on recover this year

    After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little [...]

Chinese sawnwood imports and prices up sharply this year

China’s sawnwood imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 8.28 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

European tropical imports disappointing this year

EU imports of tropical wood products have been subdued so far in 2018 with little sign yet of any rebound [...]

Vietnamese timber industry to benefit from the US-China trade war

  The trade war between the U.S. and China officially started on 6 July after the U.S [...]