• Corona Virus
  • iunie 24, 2020 13:25

US hardwood flooring imports dip

U.S. imports of hardwood flooring fell by 14% in April to its lowest level in three years. While imports in this area did not see any distinct monthly plunge due to the global pandemic, hardwood flooring imports have eroded and are now down 28% year-to-date from last year...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • iunie 24, 2020 10:39

Sharp decline in European construction continues in May

Although the headline figures from IHS Markit Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the eurozone and UK in May were better than in April, they still indicated a steep decline in construction activity. For the eurozone, the PMI rose to 39.5 in May, up from a record low of 15.1 in April (a score below 50 indicates contraction)...... [mai mult...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 23, 2020 10:53

US lumber prices stabilize

After a wild ride down then up over the past few months, most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices stabilized last week, to levels both producers and customers are comfortable with...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 19, 2020 12:06

Latvian forestry product exports down sharply in Jan.-Apr. 2020

In January-April 2020, Latvia exported EUR 853.999 million worth of forestry products, which is a decrease of 10.7 percent against the previous year,...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • iunie 19, 2020 11:12

U.S. housing starts rise in May

Home building in the U.S. increased in May, adding to the evidence the economy is picking up after the coronavirus led to business shutdowns in March...... [mai mult...]

  • Preţurile pieţei
  • iunie 18, 2020 16:21

Germany: Seasonal price drop for wood pellets in June

As is usual in the season, wood pellets' prices fell again in June in most regions of Germany...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 17, 2020 11:41

B.C. lumber exports hit hard in Q1/2020

B.C. exports fell by almost 15% in Q1 2020 from the same period last year, hurt by both the rail blockade protests earlier this year and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...... [mai mult...]

  • Maşini & Echipamente
  • iunie 12, 2020 15:04

Orders for Italian wood processing technologies drop by 21.1%

The orders for Italian wood processing technologies dropped by 21.1% y-o-y in 1Q 2020, reported the Studies Office of Acimall, the Confindustria-member association representing the Italian wood-furniture technology industry... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 09, 2020 16:36

China furniture trade with ASEAN countries down 85%

The value of China’s furniture imports from ASEAN suddenly declined over 85% to US$30.95 million in the first quarter of 2020. The main supply countries in ASEAN, such as Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Laos saw exports plummet...... [mai mult...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • iunie 09, 2020 15:17

EU tropical timber trade weakened before COVID lockdown

Having reached the highest level in more than a decade in October 2019, EU27+UK trade in tropical wood and wood furniture products slowed in the last two months of the year, a trend which accelerated in January and February this year. Contrary to expectations, with the large western European countries implementing COVID-19 lockdown measures during the month...... [mai mult...]

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