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Editor’s pickMore Chinese wood products added to Trump's future massive tariff list

24-07-2018
U.S.-China trade war, lumber, U.S. market, furniture, oak, beech, maple, ash, cherry, particleboard, various types of plywood, doors

As the trade war between U.S. and China heats up, U.S. President Donald Trump has listed more than $200 billion worth of Chinese exports to the U.S. that may be subjected to new tariffs come end of August. The list is massive and includes industrial goods and chemicals, consumer products, and wood products. If the list comes into effect, just …

Soft Maple - The best substitute for Walnut and Cherry

16-05-2018
soft maple, cherry, walnut

By James Xu, Chairman and CEO, Shanghai AM In 2017, Walnut and Cherry experienced the biggest price increase compared to other North American hardwoods. Walnut increased by 40 per cent; Cherry by 30 per cent. The price hike for Walnut and Cherry is partly due to the large volume of log exports to China (including these two species), resulting in …

Editor’s pickAmerican Cherry – A personal view

10-08-2016
American Cherry, AHEC, solid wood

By Michael Buckley, MPhil, Fellow of Institute of Wood Science  The hardwood business is like the fashion business. We consume hardwoods for two reasons – performance and personality. 'Seven Days' kitchen unit by Riva Italy We choose hardwoods first because they are fit for many purposes. They perform in strength, durability and …