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WRQ: Global trade volume of softwood in 2019 remained stable but prices declined in all continents

16-03-2020
Wood Resource Quarterly, global timber markets, global lumber markets, US, China, 2018, 2019, review

Global Timber Markets Global trade volume of softwood in 2019 remained stable but prices declined in all continents. • Global trade of softwood logs in 2019 remained practically unchanged from 2018 at 93 million m3. As much as 45% of globally shipped logs were destined for China, reported the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). • Sawlog …

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2019

06-03-2020
EU imports, 2019, review, recovery, Brexit, coronavirus

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 20.51 billion euro in 2019, a 4% increase as compared to 2018. In 2019, EU import value also hit the highest level since 2008 just before the global financial crises (Chart 1), reports ITTO. The rise in imports into the EU occurred despite unfavourable exchange rates and weakening economic …

Scm Group confirms its financial stability and rewards innovation

23-01-2020
Scm Group, report, 2019, profits, turnover, earnings, positive, stable

Through innovation, digital factory and the strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets, Scm Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The Group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million Euro (USD773.8 million), in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the …

China’s wooden door and wooden building sectors in 2019

19-12-2019
wooden door, wooden building, growth, China, consolidation, wooden framed buildings, wood structure, sector, industry, performance, 2019

11% growth in wood door sector The output of China’s wooden door sector is said to be the highest in the world and China is also the main wooden door consumer market. The total output value of the national wooden door sector was about RMB140 billion in 2018, an increase of 11% over the same period in the previous year, reported ITTO. …