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LIGNA.21 to offer a special visual and physical tradeshow experience

Preparations for LIGNA.21 are already in full swing. The world’s top international wood-industry trade show is enjoying strong industry support despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheduled opening day is a good seven months away, but demand for exhibition space is already strong...... [mais...]

No-deal Brexit threatens European plywood market confidence

Turning to Brexit, there remain fears if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, it could further undermine European market confidence, which is already fragile due to fresh spikes in incidence of Covid-19 in a growing number of countries. But late September, negotiators on both sides were making more conciliatory noises and sounding more positive a deal would be struck...... [mais...]

Ghana’s timber exports down 40% in the H1/2020

Ghana’s timber export shipments for the first half of 2020 totalled 90.456 m3 earning Euro 44.79 million. This reflects a year-on-year 40% decline in volume and a 42% decline in the value of export...... [mais...]

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North American softwood lumber prices flat or slightly down at the beginning of October

For U.S. home building activity and thus softwood lumber demand, “Labour Day is the beginning of the end and U.S. Thanksgiving is the end of the end”. Canadian Thanksgiving is somewhere in the middle of these important dates, so provides a good indication of what is happening with lumber prices as U.S. housing slows down into the winter season...... [mais...]

Stora Enso to cease paper machines at Oulu mill in Finland

Stora Enso's paper machines in Oulu, Finland have now ceased production. When Stora Enso announced the investment for Oulu Mill conversion, it promised to provide WFC papers to customers until the end of 2020...... [mais...]

Benefits of wood construction: The Timber Industry represented in two high-level events

On the 8 and 9 October 2020 the CEI-BOI & EOS joint technical expert, Dr. Andrew Norton attended two online events focused on the role of wood construction in climate change mitigation...... [mais...]

Hardwood Fiber Price Index fell to a 16-year low in the 2Q/20

Wood raw-material costs fell for most pulp manufacturers throughout the world in the 2Q/20, reducing WRI’s two fiber price indices for the fifth consecutive quarter...... [mais...]

USTR starts investigation on Vietnamese timber imports

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is initiating an investigation addressing two significant issues with respect to Vietnam...... [mais...]

Rússia: Putin instrui governo a proibir exportação de madeira não processada a partir de 2022

O presidente russo, Vladimir Putin, recentemente instruiu o governo a interromper a exportação descontrolada de madeira não processada após uma reunião sobre o desenvolvimento e a descriminalização da indústria madeireira, informa a mídia russa...... [mais...]

India: Sound agro-forestry plan but little progress

Agro-forestry practices are gaining popularity in India as the mix of commercial trees and crops geneartes early sources of income some of which can be used for tree crop maintenance...... [mais...]

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ISC 2020: a crise da Corona teve um impacto extremamente diverso no mercado madeira macia.

Em 8 de outubro de 2020, a 68ª edição da Conferência Internacional de Softwood foi realizada pela primeira vez online. Nem mesmo a pandemia Covid-19 conseguiu impedir os produtores e comerciantes de madeira serrada de fibra longa de organizar sua reunião anual. A Conferência foi, como de costume, organizada pela Organização Europeia das Indústrias de Serrarias (EOS) e pela Federação Europeia do Comércio de Madeira (ETTF)...... [ mais...]

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ISC 2020: Corona crisis had an extremely diverse impact on the softwood market

On 8 October 2020 the 68th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time ever online. Not even the Covid‐19 pandemic could stop producers and traders of softwood lumber from organizing their annual gathering. The Conference was, as usual, organized by the European Organization of the Sawmill Industries (EOS) and the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF)....... [ mais...]

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Where's the French oak market heading this autumn?

Where's the French oak market heading this autumn?

The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in a general uncertain political-economic climate. This lack of prospects also concerns the timber market in France. This is one of the conclusions to be drawn from the auction of September 8, 2020 which was not held in Beaune (Côte d'Or), as usual, but in Châtenoy-le-Royal (Saône-et-Loire) due to Covid-19. The entire auction therefore took place entirely online without the physical presence of buyers and observers in the auction room...... [ mais...]

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