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  • augustus 13, 2020 15:58

Brazil: Bento Gonçalves furniture cluster feels the pain

The Brazilian furniture sector is still feeling the negative impact of the pandemic. According to Portal Móveis de Valor, sector revenues in May 2020 fell in the Bento Gonçalves, Rio Grande do Sul State furniture cluster...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 13, 2020 13:41

Cameroon: Export volumes down as even as recovery plans developed

Timber exports from Cameroon have fallen sharply by as much as 45% and reports indicate some 60% of sawmills in the country have stopped operations...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 11, 2020 10:49

Russia – the largest supplier of sawnwood to China

China’s first half 2020 sawnwood imports totalled 13.83 million cubic metres valued at US$2.90 billion, a year on year decline of 64% in volume and 66% in value in the first half of 2020...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 11, 2020 10:46

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2020: Flooring industry’s springboard amidst a global pandemic.

The first exhibition of the flooring and floor technology industry worldwide after the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2020 will be held from 31August to 2 September at the New Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai. More than 800 brands will present themselves and will be ready to meet and network about 40.000 visitors throughout 105.000 sqm of gross space...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 11, 2020 10:24

Interzum restarts successfully in China

Suspense and great anticipation accompanied the launch of the first Koelnmesse event since the coronavirus crisis began: Interzum Guangzhou in China (27 to 30 July 2020) demonstrated that trade fairs with strict hygiene rules in place and a limited number of admissions...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 10, 2020 16:07

Western Forest Products earns $8.5M in second quarter

Western Forest Products Inc. beat expectations as the company earned $8.5 million in its latest quarter on a 17-per-cent drop in revenues over uncertainty related to COVID-19...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 10, 2020 14:56

Vietnam's wood product exports rise 6.2% in July

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam is reporting that wood and wooden product exports in July were valued at $1.05 billion...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 10, 2020 11:56

EGGER: Stable results for the year financial year 2019/2020 and optimistic outlook

The close of EGGER Group's financial year on 30 April 2020 came at a particularly challenging time. Nevertheless, the wood-based material manufacturer is reporting eleven successful months and thus a stable business development overall for the financial year 2019/2020...... [meer...]

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  • augustus 07, 2020 10:52

Norbord finished second quarter with an increased EBITDA

For the second quarter of 2020 Norbord reported an adjusted EBITDA of $84 million after $75 million in the first quarter of 2020 and $36 million in the second quarter of 2019. The quarter-over-quarter increase was primarily due to lower manufacturing costs, partially offset by lower... [meer...]

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  • augustus 07, 2020 10:03

Acimall reports drop in orders of woodworking machinery

A strong decrease of orders of woodworking machinery and tools (-39.2% compared to the same period of last year) was reported for April to June 2020 by the members of Acimall due to the lockdown in April and a slow, gradual recovery of manufacturing operations in May... [meer...]

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