Houtconstructie

  • Houtzagerij
  • juli 08, 2020 16:19

American Construction Source to acquire Weaver Lumber

American Construction Source (ACS) announced the acquisition of Weaver Lumber...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 08, 2020 11:21

Brexit ‘rears its head’ once more

In a recent blog post, the UK TTF Managing Director David Hopkin notes that “just when we thought it was safe to go back into work from COVID-19, the lurking beast of Brexit has reared its head once more”. Mr. Hopkins was responding to issues raised by UK government announcements on the VAT and trade tariff regime planned to be implemented in the UK after the current Brexit transition period has ended, from 1st January 2021, in the event of no deal with the EU – or even in the event of a deal being reached...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 07, 2020 13:28

Impact of the COVID -19 crisis on the European construction industry

The European construction industry will be hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis - this according to the new forecasts presented at the 89th EUROCONSTRUCT Conference in Stockholm in June 2020..... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 06, 2020 12:40

Canada: CMHC forecasts lower housing starts

A report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation forecasts lower housing starts, sales and prices for the country’s major markets – and a slower rebound in Vancouver than in some other cities..... [meer...]

  • Panelen
  • juli 03, 2020 12:54

Japan reports import declining In April

Year on year, the value of Japan's wooden door imports in April dropped a further 16% adding to the year on year decline seen in March. April import values for wooden doors (HS441820) dipped 8% from March. As in previous months shippers in China and the Philippines dominated... [meer...]

  • Bosbouw
  • juli 03, 2020 10:28

Switzerland: a lot of beetle wood and lower construction activity expected

The Swiss timber market has so far navigated the pandemic "relatively well", the Swiss Timber Commission (HMK), which met in Bern on June 24, assessed the current situation. Many construction projects approved last year are currently in the implementation phase. The sawing... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 02, 2020 18:26

Brazilian exports partially signal falling unit prices

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to May 2019, from US$ 273.3 million to US$ 236.3 million. The value of pine sawnwood exports declined 9% between May 2019 (US$47.7 million) and May 2020... [meer...]

  • Houtzagerij
  • juli 02, 2020 17:04

Ghana: Exports down by 33% in the first quarter

The volume of wood products exported during the first quarter of 2020 totalled 54,022 m3 earning € 26.58 million. Compared to the 2019 figure of 80,139 m3 (€ 41.76 million), the volume and value of exports were down by a third in the first quarter of 2020. Which suggests that, despite... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 01, 2020 15:33

European plywood sector struggles less than expected

Expectations of the impact of the pandemic on the European plywood sector turned out to be worse than the reality. EU and UK plywood importers and distributors took a range of steps to comply with social distancing and other health guidelines throughout the lockdown, it’s... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • juli 01, 2020 14:05

Indonesia is noticing increase in timber exports to China and furniture sector investment

Wood product exports to China between January and May this year increased despite the pandemic. Indroyono Soesilo, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI), suggested that this was because Indonesia has a niche market in China. The... [meer...]

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