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Editor’s pickPanels & Furniture Asia and Panels & Furniture China celebrate 20th anniversary

13-11-2020
PFA, PFC, Panels & Furniture Asia, Panels & Furniture China, anniversary

Panels & Furniture Asia (PFA) and Panels & Furniture China (PFC) are celebrating their 20th anniversary. In 2000, PFA and PFC was founded by William Pang, founder and managing director of Panels & Furniture Asia group of wood magazines. It is with a vision to provide the wood and woodworking industry with timely and accurate news, …

Editor’s pick Guangxi Xiangsheng celebrates signing ceremony for new particleboard production line from Siempelkamp

02-10-2020
Siempelkamp, partnership, China, production line, panel production

Signing ceremony - left Pang Zansong, president of Xiangsheng Company and head of Paiyangshan forest farm, right Lubomir Avramov, General Manager of Siempelkamp (Qingdao) Machinery and Equipment Co, Ltd  On 16 September 2020, Guangxi Xiangsheng Household Materials Technology Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Shuntian International Group Machinery Import …

China: Log imports down 60% in the first half of 2020

17-09-2020
China, Logs, Import, Economy

Image: Pixabay China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million cubic metres valued at $3.558 billion, down 60% in volume and 62% in value from the same period of 2019, ITTO reported. Of total log imports, softwood log imports fell 61% to 17.64 million cubic metres, accounting for 72% of the national total. …

China's softwood lumber imports see 42% increase in Q2 2020

09-09-2020
China, Softwood, Import

According to forest industry insight by Wood Resources International, China increased importation of softwood lumber by 42% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2020, reaching 7.1 million cubic metres. This large increase followed a quarter where import volumes had fallen to a four-year low. As estimated 8% of globally traded lumber is shipped to the Middle …

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