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Sales of US lumber down as buyers refuse to pay higher prices

Lumber prices rose yet again for the week ending May 14; however, volumes sold were lower as customers refused to [...]

Vietnam’s wood product exports post 50.5% growth in the first four months

The export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wood products hit 4.99 billion USD in the first four months [...]

Egger to invest 70 million in St. Johann plant

The  Austrian wood-based materials manufacturer Egger is investing 70 million euros in its main plant in St. Johann. Among [...]

EU Commission sets provisional anti-dumping duties on Russian birch plywood

    Back in October 2020, The European Union launched an anti-dumping procedure for the import of [...]

India’s timber import market in crisis

India's biggest timber cluster at Kandla is staring at a dark future, with fears of production suspension, leaving workers [...]

Timber prices are skyrocketing in Germany; significant supply shortage

Wood for Germany's construction sites is becoming scarce.  Real estate companies warn that urgently needed housing construction is threatened [...]

US housing construction and home sales push lumber prices even higher

As April ended and the usual construction season starts to come on in Canada and the U.S., demand for [...]

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

    A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland [...]

Egger to enter building materials market

    In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the [...]

Homag Group to acquire stake in Danish Kallesoe Machinery

With the majority takeover of the Danish machine manufacturer Kallesoe Machinery A / S, the Homag Group is further expanding its [...]