Wood Furniture

IKEA to sell its four plants in Russia

    The Swedish retailer IKEA plans to sell its plants in Russia.    The [...]

Skyrocketing wood prices in Japan due to Ukraine war

The war in Ukraine has inflated the cost of timber in Japan.    Russia’s retaliatory measures [...]

One of the largest Baltic wood product groups suspends business in Belarus

    After stopping the construction of a new plant in Vitebsk, one of the largest wood and [...]

German sawmill industry feels the effects of the war, especially in terms of energy prices

With a survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its member companies about the current and expected [...]

Russian factories continue to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands

  Once IKEA left Russia, the local furniture factories continued to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands [...]

Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]

Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]

European veneer consumption rebounded sharply in 2021

    Consumption of hardwood veneers in the EU27+UK was already falling in 2019 before the onset [...]

European wood flooring market: Geopolitical turmoil impacts supply conditions in Q1/2022

The European wood flooring markets show diverse evolutions for the first quarter 2022 compared to the same period last year [...]