Wood-based Panels

Lumber prices in the US go down in December

Demand for framing lumber was light in the first week of December. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and [...]

Russian lumber exports on the rise; log exports volumes descend

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

Kronospan announces plans to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]

Overview of the the current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

China regains share in US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise at the end of November

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species at the end of November [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend trade tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days [...]

Rougier Group sells Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French company

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]