Wood-based Panels

China: Largest continuous press production line in Asia starts production

On November 23, 2019, the signing ceremony of Shouguang Luli Wood Industry Co., Ltd. with an annual output of 600 [...]

US DoC confirms antidumping circumvention on hardwood plywood from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) circumvention rulings involving exports [...]

Germany: Sales of wood products rise 1Q-3Q 2019 despite challenges

After nine months, the German timber trade sector increase its sales across all assortments by 2.5%.    [...]

Estonia: Forest products industry faces downturn as global economy slows and calamities advance in Central Europe

Timber prices in Estonia have started to rapidly falling, from their spring-time high.    The situation [...]

China: Many timber processing plants in Guangdong province to limit or cease production

Many timber processing plants in Guangdong Province have stopped or limited their production recently due to local environment protection policy [...]

US to investigate plywood coming from Vietnam

The import tariff on Vietnamese plywood in the US market is in range of 0–8%; meanwhile, the anti-dumping [...]

Vietnam’s wood products industry: opportunities and challenges coexist

    As one of the major trade surplus areas in Vietnam, timber, wood products and forest products [...]

Norbord: Lower revenues due to lower panel prices in Europe, falling N. American OSB prices

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $33 million in the third quarter of 2019 compared to $36 million in the [...]

UK extends timber legality requirements after Brexit

    UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of [...]

Growing opportunities for Vietnam to forge new wood products business links in the US

    Vietnam’s exports of wood products increased significantly in the first 9 months, most notably exports [...]