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Japan’s plywood imports from China over 20% lower in May 2020

4 August 2020 ` 18:26  
Until March 2020 Japan reported a slight increase imports of plywood from the top three shippers, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Starting in April and so far statistically recognized also in May import volumes trended down. Plywood imports from...

Japan’s imports of wooden kitchen furniture slumped in April 2020

21 July 2020 ` 16:47  
Year on year, the value of April imports was down 29% and compared to the value of March imports there was a 22% decline in April. The most notable change month on month was in the value of...

European plywood imports slump

2 July 2020 ` 17:34  
According to analysis of latest UK Government and Eurostat statistics, total plywood imports by the EU27+UK (excluding internal trade) dropped by 16% YoY to 1.58 million m3 from January-April 2020. This follows a dip of 5.3% YoY to...

WRI: The Coronavirus has not stopped the global trade of forest products

1 July 2020 ` 18:34  
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...

China’s sawn timber imports from Russia in Jan-Apr 2020 down 12.8%

22 June 2020 ` 18:25  
In January-April 2020, Russian sawn timber exports decreased by 6% YoY to 9.96 million м3. In April 2020, exports decreased by 13.3% YoY to 2.77 million м3. The largest importer of Russian sawn timber – China, in January-April...

Impact of Covid 19 on timber markets: Italy

5 May 2020 ` 11:50  
To cope with COVID-19, the country is going to allocate up to 20% of its GDP. With the quarantine, some furniture companies (Molteni, Poliform) cut back production. Natuzzi has also slowed down its operations and is looking for...

China: booming roundwood supplies from the Czech Republic and Germany in 2019

23 April 2020 ` 12:35  
China’s log imports in 2019 totalled 60.57 million m3 valued at US$9.434 billion (CIF), a year on year increase of just 1% in volume but there was a decline in the value of imports by 14%. The average...

In Poland, Egger launched the 19th plant with a capacity of 650 thousand cubic meters of chipboard per year

11 July 2019 ` 19:46  
June 28, 2019 in the Polish town of Biskupiec plant for the production of chipboards and laminated chipboards has been launched that will allow to substitute imports of particleboard in Poland, one of the largest countries-manufacturers of furniture...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

Ukraine imposed a ban on the import of Russian plywood

15 May 2019 ` 14:00  
According to Interfax, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has expanded the list of goods prohibited from being imported into the territory of Ukraine from the Russian Federation; various types of plywood have fallen into it. This decision...