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  • października 23, 2020 12:32

European softwood lumber exports continue to grow

European lumber exporters have expanded their sales overseas from 30% to 45% over the past ten years, with Asia receiving a fifth of total exports in 2020...... [więcej...]

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  • października 23, 2020 10:21

UK tropical sawn hardwood imports rising from Latin America

The UK is now a relatively minor market for tropical sawn hardwood, importing less than 100,000 cu.m in each of the last two years, making it only the fifth largest European importer for this commodity (after Belgium, Netherlands, France and Italy)...... [więcej...]

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  • października 23, 2020 09:30

Setra reports Q3/2020 results

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 56 million (95) for the first nine months of 2020. Net sales totalled SEK 3,043 million (3,262). There was an operating loss for the third quarter of SEK -3 million (-22), with net sales of SEK 840 million (879)... [więcej...]

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  • października 22, 2020 09:35

China’s wood-based panel industry under pressure

The China Green Times has reported on the 19th national wood-based panel industry conference held recently. The conference focus was on how to realise stable and healthy development of wood-based panel industry in the context of national economic policies...... [więcej...]

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  • października 21, 2020 12:07

Softwood lumber prices correct down in North America

The Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend brought a not-surprising further drop in prices of most benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodities, as the days got increasingly shorter and the weather turned ever more winter-like. Demand across North America was almost entirely for small fill-in orders, while sawmills were preoccupied with locating shipments long-ago sent to customers but still not arrived...... [więcej...]

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  • października 21, 2020 10:46

Brazilian furniture export overview

Exports by the Brazilian furniture sector earned US$361.6 million in the first eight months of this year according to the Brazilian Association of Furniture Industries (Abimóvel). This represents a decline of 12% year on year...... [więcej...]

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  • października 21, 2020 09:38

US tropical sawnwood imports rise for third straight month

US imports of sawn tropical hardwood by volume gained 18% in August to notch a rise of more than 10% for the third straight month. At 14,861 cubic metres, the volume of tropical hardwood imported was down less than 7% from August 2020...... [więcej...]

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  • października 20, 2020 13:31

Indonesia: Better than expected wood product exports

Despite the ongoing global pandemic, wood product exports for the first three quarters of the year jumped to US$8.3 billion, only just below the US$8.5 billion earned in the same period in 2019...... [więcej...]

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  • października 20, 2020 09:24

Vietnam’s currency practices and timber imports to be investigated

The United States has announced that it will investigate Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to the import and use of timber that is illegally harvested or traded, as well as Vietnam’s currency practices to determine whether these actions are causing harm to US businesses...... [więcej...]

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  • października 19, 2020 14:32

European wood flooring market's recovery driven by renovation

The Board of Directors of FEP - the European Federation of the Parquet Industry - met virtually on 8 October 2020 and discussed, amongst others, the parquet situation and the continuous impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the European markets...... [więcej...]

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