South America

EU demand for tropical flooring contracts

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

Current export prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 16-31 August, 2019.   [...]

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 [...]

European sawlog prices fall to a nine-year low

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

US plywood producers file lawsuit to stop certification for Brazilian wood

    Ten plywood producers in the United States have filed for a court order to stop the [...]

Worldwide plywood industry is in the process of transformation

    Given China's economic slowdown and tight supply of wood fiber, Asian production and consumption growth [...]

Arauco buys whole assets for US MDF producer, expanding to North America

    Arauco announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Prime-Line Inc., a privately held [...]

Brazil: Prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood in August

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 1-15 August 2019.   [...]

Arauco’s particleboard operations in St. Stephens, Canada to cease by the end of 2019

Arauco North America has informed employees that particleboard operations will end in St. Stephen, Canada by the end of 2019 [...]

Brazilian wood products exports fell sharply in June 2019

The value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products in June 2019 (excluding pulp and paper products) fell 12% year [...]