In June 2020, Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) declined 8.5% in value compared to June 2019, from $237 million to $216.9 million.
According to Acimall, the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology companies, international demand decreased 34.2% and domestic demand collapse 59.2%.
G Wood Products announces its partnership with Tantimber, making it the exclusive distributor of Tantimber's unique line of thermally treated wood products in the United States.
In May 2020 Brazil's industrial production of furniture expanded 7% compared to April, reversing two consecutive months of declines (-9% in March and -19% in April).
For the first two months of 2020 softwood lumber production in the US continued improvements compared to one-year-ago, to increase even more. For January and February 2020 US lumber production volume increased by +5% to 6,163 mfbm compared to the first two months of 2019 when it was 5,862 mfbm.
Premier EuroCase announces their partnership with Aetna Plywood as a distributor of their panel products, as well as laser edgebanded doors and components.
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%, but were down 35% year on year. Sawnwood accounted for 31% but was down 50% year on year.
The volume of Ghana's wood products exported during the 1Q 2020 totalled 54,022 m3 earning Euro 26.58 million. Compared to the 2019 figure of 80,139 m3 (Euro 41.76 million), the volume and value of exports were down by a third in the 1Q 2020.
The volume of Russia's plywood exports totalled 1.193 million m3 in the first five months of 2020, which is 6.9% more than a year ago.
The volume of Russia's lumber exports in the first five months of 2020 amounted to 7.34 million tons, which is 10.1% less than a year ago.
Canada's lumber production increased 6.5% from February to 5 009.2 thousand cubic metres in March. Production was 7.9% lower than in March 2019.
Wallingford’s Inc. announces a new partnership with Veriga, one of the largest global manufacturers of tire chains and forestry tracks. New products include: a full line of bogie and wheel tracks for forestry equipment; forestry chains for skidders and CTL machinery; snow/traction tire chains for trucks, tractors and h...
The exhibition is postponed due to the long-term uncertainty of the lifting of travel restrictions by the Government of Indonesia due to the situation with COVID-19.
The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April, a result of reduced demand, closures of manufacturing facilities to protect workers, constraint in the handling capacity of go...
In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to May 2019, from $273.3 million to $236.3 million. The value of pine sawnwood exports declined 9% between May 2019 ($47.7 million) and May 2020 ($43.3 million).
Vietnam's April 2020 wood product exports, in particular, fell sharply dropping around 35% to US$434 million against previous month and by 25% compared to April 2019.
The biggest declines were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where hardwood pulplog prices were down 5-10% from the 4Q19.
The value of Japan’s 1Q 2020 imports of wooden office furniture dropped 27% year-on-year and there was a drop of 9% in the value of wooden kitchen furniture compared to 1Q 2019.
Välinge Innovation is now launching its very first flooring product. Besides having the 5G fold down locking system with the waterproof joint 5G Dry, the floor is manufactured with the Woodura surface technology. This patented technology is based on fusing a thin sheet of real wood with a wood fiber core through a powd...
In the first two months of 2020 the total export value of US hardwoods to China and Southeast Asia was US$241.5 million, down 7.6% compared to the same period of 2019