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  • lipca 06, 2020 16:12

China's furniture output declines in Jan.-May 2020

China saw lower production of furniture in the first five months this year amid the COVID-19 epidemic...... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 06, 2020 12:40

Canada: CMHC forecasts lower housing starts

A report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation forecasts lower housing starts, sales and prices for the country’s major markets – and a slower rebound in Vancouver than in some other cities..... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 06, 2020 10:34

Vietnam wood products export/import update

Between January and 15 June 2020 the value of Wood and Wood Product (W&WP) exports from Vietnam was US$4.528 billion (WP exports: US$3.189 billion, W exports: US$1.339 billion). Over the same period exports of both W&WP increased around 2% compared to the same period of last year...... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 02, 2020 18:26

Brazilian exports partially signal falling unit prices

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to May 2019, from US$ 273.3 million to US$ 236.3 million. The value of pine sawnwood exports declined 9% between May 2019 (US$47.7 million) and May 2020... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 02, 2020 16:52

Peru: First quarter 2020 exports down by 20%

The Exporters Association (ADEX) has reported that in the first quarter 2020 Peru's wood product exports reached US$24.7 million FOB. This represents a decline of almost 20% compared to the first quarter 2019 (US$31 million FOB). Semi-manufactured products accounted for 58%... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 01, 2020 15:33

European plywood sector struggles less than expected

Expectations of the impact of the pandemic on the European plywood sector turned out to be worse than the reality. EU and UK plywood importers and distributors took a range of steps to comply with social distancing and other health guidelines throughout the lockdown, it’s... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 01, 2020 14:05

Indonesia is noticing increase in timber exports to China and furniture sector investment

Wood product exports to China between January and May this year increased despite the pandemic. Indroyono Soesilo, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI), suggested that this was because Indonesia has a niche market in China. The... [więcej...]

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  • lipca 01, 2020 13:26

Malaysia: pandemic impacts and eased restrictions

A recently released report details the upheavals experienced by the timber industry during the Movement Control Order (MCO) first implemented on March 18. Many companies faced challenges. To support industries the government introduced the so-called “Prihatin Stimulus Package”... [więcej...]

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  • czerwca 29, 2020 13:38

Wood fiber costs declined for pulp producers

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines (in US-$ terms) were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where compared to the last Quartier of 2019 hardwood pulplog prices were down between... [więcej...]

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  • czerwca 25, 2020 16:11

Germany: Pellet market going well despite coronavirus crisis

With the participation of more than 50 member companies, the general meeting of the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association (DEPV) took place on June 19, 2020 for the first time as a video conference...... [więcej...]

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