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December 7, 2017

Brazilian wood-based product exports increased by 44% in October

In October 2017, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 44%, compared to October 2016, from $86.8 million to $69 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports increased in value by almost 50% between October 2016 ($28.5 million) and October 2017 ($4...
November 30, 2017

China’s Plywood production rose 7% in 2016

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In 2016 China’s Plywood production rose 7% to 177.56 million cubic metres accounting for nearly 60% of total woodbased panel output and was valued at RMB367.5 billion ($56.6 billion). Of the total, 163.82 million cubic metres were plain Plywood, 7.34 million cubic metres were laminated or wood/bambo...
November 15, 2017

UPM Plywood introduces new fire retardant WISA®-SpruceFR structural Plywood

UPM Plywood introduces a new fire retardant WISA-SpruceFR structural Plywood for building and construction end uses. WISA-SpruceFRcombines the market leading quality and structural performance with B-s1, d0 fire classification - the highest a wood product can have."This is uniquely different type of...
November 14, 2017

FFIF: Finland's softwood sawn timber production increased by 6% in January-September

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Finland's softwood sawn timber production in January-September 2017 increased by 5.9%, compared to the year ago period and totalled 8.9 million cubic metres, as the Finnish Forest Industries Federation said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In recent years, China has become a signific...
November 7, 2017

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 25% in September

In September 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25% in value compared to September 2016, from $201.2 million to $251.5 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports in value increased 19% from September 2016 ($35.3 million) and September 2017 ($41.9 mi...
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