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New report demonstrates the sustainability of U.S. hardwoods

10-06-2020
AHEC, sustainability, report

A new report released by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has demonstrated the sustainability of U.S. hardwoods by comparing the requirements for responsible timber sourcing in regulations (such as in EUTR in the EU and Lacey Act in the U.S.) and typically contained in public and corporate procurement policies. The results of the report …

India's American hardwood lumber and veneer imports on track to have a record year

17-01-2020
Furniture market, India, AHEC, hardwood lumber, veneer, exports, red oak, INDIAWOOD, furniture manufacturing

A booming furniture market is expected to drive up demand for American hardwoods in India this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. With the total value of American hardwood lumber and veneer exports to India reaching USD 5.272 million in the …

Editor’s pickAHEC: Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

09-12-2019
AHEC, hardwood exports, India, Hickory, Red Oak, Walnut, veneer

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). It is this increased demand for red oak lumber that has pushed total exports of American hardwood lumber and veneer to India to a value of USD 5.272 million in the first three quarters of 2019. A closer look at the numbers reveals …

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 …

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