Wood-based Panels

Russia’s exports of lumber, roundwood drop sharply in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Russian lumber suppliers reduced exports by 7.7%. The export volume amounted to 4.1 million [...]

Finnish forestry giants prepared to face the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the early part of the year was still reasonably good for large Finnish forestry companies.   [...]

Arauco’s sales down 18.8% in Q1/2020

    Arauco, one of the largest global forest companies, reported sales revenues of USD 1,127.2 [...]

German timber companies significantly affected by the pandemic

Germany is being watched worldwide as the most successful large European country in halting the spread of the virus, thanks [...]

Forest industry could benefit from EU economic stimulus program

    In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted [...]

Chinese exports of plywood, wooden furniture crash in Q1/2020

According to China Customs, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s plywood exports were 1.85 million cubic metres [...]

63% of US wood manufacturers remain operational

    A recent survey by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association provides insight into the challenges faced by [...]

Impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]

Vietnam’s main business partners suspend wood products import orders

The export market shares of wood and wooden products of Vietnam are mainly in the US, Japan, Europe, and China [...]

Vietnamese wood industry needs fundamental change in export product lines, markets

The wood industry needs a fundamental change in export product lines and markets after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, an [...]