Asia & Middle East

Vietnamese wood companies seek for alternative materials suppliers due to coronavirus crisis

   Local wood processing enterprises need to widen supply chains with a focus on seeking suppliers from domestic and [...]

FSC releases improved trademark license agreement

The revised and improved license agreement for the FSC certification scheme will initially be implemented with a pilot phase, starting [...]

Indian particleboard capacity expected to rise in 2020

   Due to a perceived increase in availability of raw wood materials from local sawmills, the Indian state of [...]

Global wood consumption hits lowest rate in the decade in 2019

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]

Coronavirus starts to shake to wood industry

    There is industry concern that if the virus were to infect more people in coastal towns [...]

India may restrict imports of furniture

The Indian government is likely to impose restrictions on imports of furniture with a view to boost domestic manufacturing and [...]

Current trends in the Japanese wood pellet market

    The earthquake, tsunami and resulting damage to the Fukushima nuclear power plant, triggered by the Great [...]

Illegal Myanmar teak seized in the Netherlands

In the first raid of its kind, Dutch police have seized a large quantity of Myanmar teak in the Netherlands [...]

Global wood pellet prices-forecast 2020

The price of pellets will be heavily influenced by long-term contracts for wood pellets. In fact, the volatility of [...]