• Płyty
  • sierpnia 04, 2020 16:09

Japan's plywood imports from China over 20% lower in May

Until March 2020 Japan reported a slight increase imports of plywood from the top three shippers, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Starting in April and so far statistically recognized also in May import volumes trended down. Plywood imports from China in May were over 20% lower... [więcej...]

  • Leśnictwo
  • sierpnia 03, 2020 14:36

Germany important log supplier for China in the first half of 2020

According to China Customs data in the first half of 2020 China’s log imports showed a year on year decline of 68% in volume and 70% in value. While New Zealand's log exports to China fell by 70%, the country still held position 1 among the suppliers with 5.25 million... [więcej...]

  • Corona Virus
  • sierpnia 03, 2020 13:58

Japanese softwood plywood manufacturers continue curtailment program

Major plywood manufacturers in Japan are collaborating to maintain the market by production curtailment and are not planning in lowering the sales prices - what has been the strategy in the past but was only possible by reducing the production cost via overproduction. In the current... [więcej...]

  • Płyty
  • lipca 24, 2020 11:54

Armstrong Flooring's 2Q net sales decreased by 18.1% to $145.6 million

In the 2Q 2020, Armstrong Flooring's net sales decreased 18.1% to $145.6 million from $177.7 million in the 2Q 2019, including an adverse currency impact of 80 basis points...... [więcej...]

  • Corona Virus
  • lipca 23, 2020 11:37

EU tropical imports already down 9% before COVID-19

Trade data is also less reassuring about future market prospects when cumulative EU imports in the first four months of 2020 are compared to the same period in 2019...... [więcej...]

  • Płyty
  • lipca 22, 2020 12:08

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed by the end of the month

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed on 31.07.2020, UPM announced. The jobs cut will be 147....... [więcej...]

  • Płyty
  • lipca 21, 2020 11:27

EPLF adopts a new mission, vision and logo

In view of a changing market environment for the member companies of the Association of European Laminate Flooring Manufacturers (EPLF), the industry representative will increasingly focus on the sustainable properties of their product...... [więcej...]

  • Płyty
  • lipca 17, 2020 14:13

Suspicions that Chinese components used in ‘Made in Vietnam’ wood products

The United States Department of Commerce has launched an investigation into whether certain hardwood plywood products completed in Vietnam are using components sourced in China..... [więcej...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • lipca 15, 2020 15:04

US softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be stocked-up on inventory needs for ongoing building projects, and sawmills would be slowing down as normal seasonal closures and curtailments come into effect...... [więcej...]

  • Leśnictwo
  • lipca 09, 2020 12:57

Gabon: New tax laws aim to encourage more wood processing

The government of Gabon has passed new laws that will come into effect in 2021 and will affect the forestry and timber sectors. The tax structure has been reset with the aim of encouraging processing for export...... [więcej...]

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