Wood-based Panels

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 [...]

US softwood lumber prices continue to move up

Framing lumber prices in the US carried some upward momentum in mid-November, and the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite [...]