Wood-based Panels

Forestry products exports from Latvia soared in 2018

In the first 11 months of the year, Latvia exported EUR 2.414 billion worth of forestry products, up 15 [...]

ISO published new standard for chain of custody of wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Demand for Chinese redwood furniture slowing down

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

Chinese traders are worried over rising prices of US hardwoods caused by trade war

The trade friction between China and the United States has been on everyone’s mind in 2018, especially Chinese manufacturers [...]

EU wood furniture imports from China dropped in 2018

After making gains in 2017, EU wood furniture imports from China, by far the largest external supplier, fell 5% to [...]

Indian plywood market influenced by new pattern of demand

The plywood market in India has absorbed an earlier price rise but supplies are still increasing faster than demand. Analysts [...]

Kronospan plans to buy MDF company in Ukraine

Wood panels producers worldwide consider speeding up the expansion on the market in Ukraine, through building their own production facilities [...]

Trends in US lumber prices in the vary at the beginning of 2018

    The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber in [...]

IKEA sells a particleboard plant in France

    IKEA Industry AB, part of the Inter Ikea Group, has accepted the takeover offer made at [...]

Armstrong completes sale of its Wood Flooring division

Armstrong Flooring announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of [...]