Wood-based Panels

Brazil’s wood products exports on a booming trend

In February 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 27% in value compared to February [...]

US plywood imports from China crash

US hardwood plywood imports declined by 5% in January to 202,536 cu.m. but the value of imports increased [...]

Japan’s Daiken cleared to buy MDF plant in New Zealand

The Commerce Commission in New Zealand has granted clearance for Daiken New Zealand to acquire 100% of the shares in [...]

Plywood associations in the EU urge for higher quality standards

Timber trade associations in two leading EU importing countries have recently been pushing forward plywood quality, performance and legality initiatives [...]

Plywood imports in Europe went down by 7% during 2017

The total EU plywood imports in 2017 were down by 7%, to 2.159 million metric tonnes (MT). The decrease [...]

Biesse gets EUR 1.3 million contracts at Dubai Woodshow 2018

Biesse Middle East has signed contracts worth more than Euro 1.3 million euros at the Dubai Woodshow. The 13th [...]

EU plywood associations ask for higher quality standards

Timber trade associations in two leading EU importing countries have recently been pushing forward plywood quality, performance and legality initiatives [...]
March 29, 2018 Market Analysis / Wood-based Panels / ...Europe

Plywood prices in Europe on the rise due to higher demand and lower supply

Plywood prices are rising sharply in the EU on the back of buoyant demand across the region and supply issues [...]

Lumber sales in the US dropped, with prices being cut

Trading in framing lumber in the US softened during last week, while the cuts in prices widened. Buyers held back [...]

Egger started construction on its wood-based material factory in the US

Egger started the construction of a new wood-based material factory in Lexington, North Carolina, US. The company organized a [...]