Forestry

Indonesian timber industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry struggles to prevent trade fraud as Chinese move business in the country

    According to a market research on wood processing market of Vietnam by Forest Trend, in the [...]

Brazil’s forest sector to invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

    Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree [...]

Czech forest owners face huge losses due to the bark beetle infestation

    Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an [...]

Australia’s woodchip industry hit by US-China trade war

Australia's $1.4-billion plantation woodchip industry has been dragged into the US-China trade war, with a number [...]

North American sawmills see their profit margins decline

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices [...]

Bergs Timber to cut lumber supply as bark beetle infestation advances in Europe

    The spruce beetle infestation in Central Europe has continued during the summer and the situation is [...]

Softwood lumber prices in the US dropped lat the beginning of October

Drama unfolded large in downtown Vancouver at the beginning of October, where was being held the Union of British Columbia [...]

List of all of the Chinese wood products that will be charged the 30% tariff this month

    On Oct. 15, the US administration will raise tariffs on Chinese wood and paper products to [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rose during 1H/2019

    EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half [...]