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  • septembrie 30, 2021 11:53

The record high lumber prices in the US shifted global lumber trade flows

US lumber prices reached unprecedented highs in the 2Q/21. For example, the costs for 2x4 framing pine lumber inthe US South averaged almost $800/m3 in May, up from $210/m3 as recent as February 2020 and nearly four times as much as the 20-year average price for southern yellow pine...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • septembrie 03, 2021 08:25

Vietnam: Production suspended – exports affected

In the first seven months of this year Vietnam's wood and wood product (W&WP) exports earned US$9.6 billion, up 55% year-on-year. However, the suspension of production at local wood processing enterprises due to the COVID-19 pandemic is having effects on exports, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFOREST)...... [mai mult...]

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  • iunie 28, 2021 13:10

Covid cases spike causes shipping crisis in southern China

Another shipping crisis is in sight, as a virus outbreak in southern China disrupts port services and delays deliveries, driving up costs again... ..... [mai mult...]

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  • iunie 08, 2021 12:57

Japan Forestry Agency held meeting to discuss wood shortage

The Japanese Forestry Agency held emergency meeting to exchange information to deal with shortage of wood products. Recent incident of sharp drop of imported wood products from North America and Europe...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 04, 2021 11:25

EU27 economic forecast revised upwards

According to the EU’s Spring 2021 Economic Forecast published on 12 May, following a 6.1% decline in 2020, the EU economy will expand by 4.2% in 2021 and by 4.4% in 2022. This represents a significant upgrade of the growth outlook compared to the Winter 2021 Economic Forecast which the Commission presented in February...... [mai mult...]

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  • mai 13, 2021 10:24

Orders for Italian wood and furniture equipment increased by 58% in 1Q

Acimall, the association that gathers the Italian manufacturers of technologies, tools and equipment for wood and wood-based materials – reported the amazing result of the first ninety days of this year, with orders up by 58% compared to the same period of 2020. ..... [mai mult...]

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  • mai 11, 2021 14:48

France: Oak prices on the rise again

After a lull in 2020 - mainly due to the effects of coronavirus pandemic - the prices of oak logs in France are now clearly on the rise. At the recent National Forests Office (ONF) auctions, prices climbed an average of 15% year-on-year ...... [mai mult...]

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  • aprilie 23, 2021 11:08

European parquet market reports growth in Q1/2021

The European parquet markets had generally slowly started the year with stable to slightly increasing consumption in January and February. This positive trend is now accelerating in March and April, still driven by renovation...... [mai mult...]

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  • aprilie 19, 2021 13:25

Current topics in the German timber foreign trade discussed at GD Holz conference

The Foreign Trade Day of the The General Association of German Timber Trade (GD Holz) took place online for the first time this year and, with a gratifyingly high level of participation, brought a valuable exchange in unsteady times. For some of his colleagues, the farewell to long-term chairman Stephan Bührich was probably the biggest turning point...... [mai mult...]

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  • aprilie 19, 2021 12:13

EPAL pallet production increases despite Covid-19 pandemic

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) has again recorded an increase in the production of EPAL pallets in 2020, after several years of growth...... [mai mult...]

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