Asia & Middle East

New biomass subsidies schemes in Europe

The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power [...]

Japan aims to boost imports of wood pellets from Canada

    Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada [...]

Vietnam’s forestry product exports forecast to reach 10.5 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam's forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the [...]

Malaysian wood products exports likely to drop in 2018

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) is projecting a 4% decline in exports of timber and timber products for 2018 [...]

Latest price info for Indian wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 1-15 January 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

IKEA plans a $450 million investment in Vietnam

Swedish furniture giant IKEA plans to invest an estimated $450 million to set up a retail system and warehouses in [...]

ISO published new standard for chain of custody of wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Indian plywood market influenced by new pattern of demand

The plywood market in India has absorbed an earlier price rise but supplies are still increasing faster than demand. Analysts [...]

Tropical wood imports in Europe affected by low supplies

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

Forecasts for 2019’s wood pellets market

    From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite [...]