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Forecast: What’s the impact of the coronavirus on the Chinese timber industry?

    During the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of the companies in the Chinese wood industry reported that [...]

Raw material supply for wood pellet industry causes concerns as many sawmills are closing

    Expectations of a downturn in sawmill activity — a likely result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — has [...]

Coronavirus: Canfor to cut Canadian lumber production by 40%

Canfor, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based timber and forest products company, is being forced to cut back on its operations [...]

Indonesia to end SVLK

Indonesia’s trade ministry has scrapped a requirement for wood exporters to obtain licenses verifying their wood comes from legal [...]

N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

India’s wood industry ceases activity due to strict lockdown measures

    India has taken drastic measures against the spread of the coronavirus entering a strict lockdown. The [...]

Vietnam: Exports of wood products expected to fall sharply as main markets are under lockdown

Vietnam will see significant decline in exports of timber and wooden products in the next three months due to COVID [...]

Poland’s furniture manufacturers face huge risks due to coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic may cause the collapse of Polish furniture manufacturers, which face many production curtailments. The five main Polish [...]