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List of Chinese wood products affected by the new 25% tariff imposed by the US

As of Friday, the United States have increased tariffs on Chinese imports: from previously 10% to now 25%. Goods with [...]

Chinese wood-based panels market lacks positive outlook

In the near future, the Chinese wood-based panel market lacks bright spots, and the sales volume of various types [...]

Nippon Paper and Sojitz create joint venture for biomass-based power generation company

Nippon Paper Industries has agreed with Sojitz Corporation to jointly establish a power generation company Yufutsu Energy Center, LLC and [...]

Russian Titan Group increases production at Sawmill 25

    ZAO Sawmill 25 (part of the Titan Group of Companies) and Valutec have signed a contract [...]

Tolko closes its Quest Wood sawmill

Canadian Tolko Industries Ltd. announced the permanent closure of its Quest Wood sawmill in Quesnel and a reduction from two [...]

China and New Zealand sign arrangement for forestry cooperation

    New Zealand and China signed an arrangement this week for future forestry cooperation and boosting bilateral [...]

Lumber prices in the US go down through May

A muted trading pace prevailed across much of the US lumber market. Green Douglas Fir remained the primary exception, as [...]

Tarkett moves all production from Canada to the US

French Tarkett is transitioning all manufacturing activities from Waterloo, Ontario and Truro, Nova Scotia in Canada to manufacturing locations in [...]

IKEA completes expansion of furniture factory in Poland

IKEA Industry has completed the expansion of its factory in Zbąszynek, Poland. The site is now the largest furniture [...]