Asia & Middle East

India’s timber import market in crisis

India's biggest timber cluster at Kandla is staring at a dark future, with fears of production suspension, leaving workers [...]

Indian log and sawn timber import market hit hard by latest Covid-19 wave

The log market in Kandla was improving, and logs were in short supply in Tuticorin before the latest wave of [...]

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

Global sawlog prices rising on an upward trend

Global sawlog prices are on an upward trend as lumber consumption has surged in many parts of the world.  [...]

Record ocean freight rates threaten Vietnamese wood exports

    There is no sign of lowering ocean freights, and there is still a shortage of containers [...]

Lack of raw materials threaten wood prices in Vietnam

As global supply chains were affected by the Suez Canal incident, the supply issues for raw materials for Vietnam’s [...]

Timber prices soar in China, supplies short amid coronavirus disruptions

Timber prices in China soared as imports have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put much stress [...]

MDF to replace large part of unorganized plywood segment, says Greenpanel official

Greenpanel, India’s largest producer of MDF, has state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh, with [...]