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US wooden furniture imports surpass $2 billion in November 2020

20 January 2021 ` 19:51  
Monthly US imports of wooden furniture surpassed $2 billion for the first time in November. Imports rose 4%, growing for the sixth straight month. Despite the record growth, year to November imports were down about 1% from last...

Metrie acquires Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company

28 December 2020 ` 11:28  
Metrie, a North American manufacturer and distributor of interior millwork, has announced its acquisition of Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company, collectively known as Pac Trim, located in Rocklin, Calif., and Edmonton, AB, respectively. Metrie...

U.S. housing starts increased sharply in November 2020

18 December 2020 ` 16:23  
U.S. homebuilding and permits increased solidly in November 2020, pointing to sustained housing market strength even as the broader economic recovery is slowing amid a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases and lack of additional government money. Housing starts...

Northwest Hardwoods files for bankruptcy

3 December 2020 ` 18:59  
US’ hardwood timber giant Northwest Hardwoods has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 23rd, saying difficulties from trade disputes with China and the weak markets impacted by COVID-19 pandemic had stunted its ability to service more than $420...

US reduces antidumping duties on Canadian timber

3 December 2020 ` 18:24  
The U.S. Department of Commerce reduced its penalties against imports of Canadian timber, primarily from B.C. producers, in the softwood timber dispute. An administrative review of countervailing and anti-dumping duties reduced the tariffs to an average of 9%...

US hardwood sawnwood prices stable but sawn softwood prices continue up

11 November 2020 ` 17:58  
Softwood sawnwood prices in the U.S. rose by 27.4% in September, leading the overall price index of materials and components for construction up 2.1% from August, seasonally adjusted, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics latest producer...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Russian Forest Industry during the pandemic

28 April 2020 ` 17:32  
The Russian timber industry slowed down in 2019, but not as much as it could have decelerated in such circumstances. However, export earnings of the Russian timber industry in 2019 decreased by 8.36% totaling $12.27 billion. The output...

Vietnam bans import of Chinese plywood

19 February 2020 ` 11:31  
On the 12th of November 2019 the Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam signed and announced Circular No. 22/2019/TT-BCT on Temporary Suspension of border-gate transfer business and temporary import of plywood (HS 44.12) into Vietnam for...