Asia & Middle East

Indonesian timber industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry struggles to prevent trade fraud as Chinese move business in the country

    According to a market research on wood processing market of Vietnam by Forest Trend, in the [...]

Indian Greenlam further boosts capacity for laminates

With this expansion, the company will be manufacturing an additional 1.6 million laminates sheets per annum up to a [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rose during 1H/2019

    EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in H1/2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first half of this year compared to [...]

Timber skyscrapers hold the key to green cities

    Recent studies have shown the environmental benefits of timber residential developments and in future wooden skyscrapers [...]

EU demand for tropical flooring contracts

    Total imports of real-wood flooring into the EU increased 6.2% to 29.52 million [...]

India: Currrent prices for domestic and imported wood products

    Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-31 August 2019     [...]

Record softwood lumber imports in China

Demand for lumber in China, the United Kingdom, Egypt and the Netherlands increased this year despite a slowdown in the [...]

Global plywood industry affected by US-China trade war and slow Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]