• Houtconstructie
  • oktober 20, 2021 13:42

US housing starts drop in September

US housing starts fell 1.6% in September, below expectations, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday...... [meer...]

  • Interieur
  • oktober 20, 2021 11:34

EU27 wood furniture imports from tropical countries hit by freight problems

In 2020, the EU27 imported €4.5 billion of wooden furniture from outside the bloc, only 0.3% less than the previous year. Imports of €1.1 billion from the tropics were down 4% at €1.1 billion, while imports from China fell 2% to €2.0 billion...... [meer...]

  • Interieur
  • oktober 20, 2021 10:33

Furniture orders are coming back to China from Vietnam

It has been reported that Vietnam's lockdown, which was due to end on 15 September 2021, has been extended until the end of September 2021 and many off-shore Chinese furniture companies...... [meer...]

  • Marktprijzen
  • oktober 19, 2021 13:35

Annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in September fell compared with August...... [meer...]

  • Bosbouw
  • oktober 19, 2021 10:27

US tropical hardwood imports fell back in August

After spiking in July US imports of sawn tropical hardwood fell by 25% in August, returning to the levels seen this spring. The 9,190 cubic metres imported is up 10% from that of August 2020 and about 5% below the volume we saw in March and April...... [meer...]

  • Interieur
  • oktober 18, 2021 12:46

The furniture industry finally met up once again at SICAM

Held in Pordenone from 12th to 15th October, the twelfth edition of SICAM enjoyed a success that outstripped the most optimistic forecasts...... [meer...]

  • Panelen
  • oktober 18, 2021 11:47

USTR agreement to resolve timber investigation on Vietnam

Through a press release quoted below the United States Trade Representative, Katherine Tai, announced an agreement with Vietnam that addresses U.S. concerns in the Vietnam Timber Section 301 investigation. This is the first 301 investigation to address environmental concerns...... [meer...]

  • Interieur
  • oktober 18, 2021 11:13

European wood furniture production down 5% last year

The latest Eurostat PRODCOM data reveals that the total value of wood furniture production in the EU27 declined 5% to €32.4 billion in 2020. This performance for the year is significantly better than initially anticipated at the start of the pandemic...... [meer...]

  • Bosbouw
  • oktober 14, 2021 13:19

Sharp rise in UK softwood timber imports

Seven months into 2021 and volumes of timber and panels imported by the UK were nearly 2 million m³ higher than the first seven months of 2020...... [meer...]

  • Marktprijzen
  • oktober 14, 2021 11:33

Strong demand continues to push North American lumber prices up

Similar to this time last year, when lumber prices started rising to reach what was then the all-time historical high, solid wood construction materials prices have been ticking up in the past few weeks. ..... [meer...]

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