Asia & Middle East

Rising interest for Swedish Wood in India

The Indian wood industry is showing strong interest in Swedish Wood.    The 6th edition of the [...]

German company accused of importing illegal teak from Myanmar

The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) submitted evidence to German and European enforcement authorities showing serious repeated violations of [...]

Less Malaysian plywood goes to Japan

  Japan expects its imported volume of plywood from Malaysia to further decline this year because of increasing prices [...]

Negative outlook for the global forest products industry, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry has been changed to negative from stable, Moody's says [...]

Dubai WoodShow 2019 closed with record number of visitors and exhibitors

Dubai WoodShow 2019, the region's largest wood and wood machinery showcase, closed on a grand note with a record [...]

Sluggish markets in US, China, UK and Japan generate low global lumber trade

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

India: Latest prices for teak, plywood and sawnwood

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-28 February 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Japan’s wood pellet hunger to be fed with N. American supplies

    Japan's consumption of wood pellets continues to increase significantly in the wake of the Fukushima [...]

New wood pellets plant in South Korea equipped with Italian machinery

    At the beginning of 2019, the Italian machine and plant manufacturer Imal-Pal signed an important [...]

Global sawlog prices keep on rising in 2018

In early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014. Sawlog prices [...]