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Editor’s pickLatest export data reflects developing market for American hardwoods in India, says AHEC

18-10-2019
American hardwood, lumber, veneer, AHEC, MumbaiWood, India

USD 4.59 million of American hardwood lumber and veneer were exported to India during the first eight months of this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. The statistics, which have been compiled from the latest data released by the United …

An specially designed apartment-like stand for AHEC at IFMAC

04-10-2019
AHEC, IFMAC, stand, new design

The American Hardwood Export Council will be presenting a stand with a difference at IFMAC in Jakarta next week. Indonesia’s leading furniture and woodworking event will take place at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran from 9-12 October. Designed by Singapore based designer Jarrod Lim and created entirely from American red oak, the …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwoods do not need to be certified, concludes revised Seneca Creek Study

10-09-2019
Seneca Creek report, AHEC, certification, legal, sustainable

One of the projects where American hardwoods have been specified (Photo credit: AHEC)   American hardwoods are legal and sustainable in line with all relevant international standards, according to the recently revised Seneca Creek ‘Assessment of Lawful Harvesting & Sustainability of U.S. Hardwood Exports’, as well as the …

Editor’s pickSome timber products affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs

26-08-2019
United States, China, trade war, retaliatory, timber products, AHEC, NHLA

The U.S.- China trade war tensions heightens once more on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods. The tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports will start on 1 Sep, according to a statement posted by China’s Finance Ministry. Some products will be also subject to tariffs with effect …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwood industry means business, as U.S. hardwood shipments to India see record increase

07-08-2019
AHEC, India, MumbaiWood

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of the next few years, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. For some time, anecdotal evidence has pointed to a genuine increase in interest from …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwood lumber exports to Asia surge 17% in 2017

22-02-2018
AHEC, American hardwoods, oak

American oak veneer being prepared in a factory in Vietnam. Image: Turnstone Singapore   The full year of 2017 saw the largest exports ever on record for American hardwoods, with an increase of 17 per cent by value for lumber over 2016, according to new data from the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). That gives the American hardwood …

Editor’s pickThe Smile – A development in hardwood CLT

16-07-2017
American Hardwoods, CLT, AHEC, The Smile

By World Hardwoods Although Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) is not new, high-rise buildings are now popping up all over the world, showing the environmental way for a new age of wood. Well-known Dutch architect Alex de Rijke recently predicted in an article entitled, “Timber is the New Concrete”, that timber would be the dominant …

Editor’s pickThe Story of AHEC

13-07-2017
AHEC, IFFS, story

Cover Image: AHEC Pavilion at IFFS Singapore 2017. As told by Michael Buckley, former European Director “It is an honour to be Chairman of any organisation, but for me, being Chairman of AHEC is by far the most rewarding post I have ever held.  As I travel the world, everyone knows what AHEC stands for, and what we do.  We …

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