Wood-based Panels

Tariffs imposed by Trump administration affect the Chinese wood products exports

The US Trade Representative has issued a list of products to which a 25% tariffs will be collected. The list [...]

Parquet markets in Europe on positive growth

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 4 April 2018 and discussed amongst [...]

Germany: Wood pellets price starts to drop during April

The wood pellets' price in Germany has started to descend in April 2018. The national average price has reached the [...]

Timber and panel imports in the UK rising sharply in 2017

The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The stats show that volumes of imported [...]

UK warns about shortage of timber for pallets

UK's Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of a shortage of smaller logs required by the pallet [...]

Furniture manufacturer Forte invests in particleboard production in Poland

One of the largest European furniture manufacturers Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. is ramping-up production at its new particleboard [...]

Russian Murom orders processing plant from Siempelkamp

Russian plywood producer CJSC “Murom” has ordered a complete plant from Siempelkamp. The ambitious goal of this cooperation was the [...]

US lumber prices on the rise, with mix trends in trading

    Framing lumber trading in the US experienced mix trends during last week. While the rally in [...]

US wooden furniture imports from Indonesia and India on the rise

US wooden furniture imports grew 1% in January to US$1.69 billion. Imports were 6% higher than in January [...]

Plywood in Indonesia hits record-high prices

Export prices of Indonesian plywood continue to climb with no sign of slowing down. In particular, thin panel of 2 [...]