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Homag's FY 2019 sales decreased by 1.5%

28-02-2020
HOMAG, sales, decline, EBIT

In the 2019 financial year, the Homag Group sales summed up to Euro 1,279 million, compared to Euro 1,298 million in the previous year. The order backlog was worth Euro 546 million as of December 31, 2019, and incoming orders reduced significantly to Euro 1,220 million. The EBIT is marked by the one-off-expenses put in place to support the …

Indonesia's forestry industry anticipates boost this year after exports fall to $11.6b in 2019

15-01-2020
Indonesia, wood products, exports, decline, veneer, panels, furniture, Association of Indonesia Forest Concessionaires, trade war, competitiveness

Indonesian’s wood products exports totalled US$11.6 billion in 2019, a 4 per cent drop from the previous year due to falling demand due to the ongoing trade war and the weak competitiveness of local products. Industry players, however, are more optimistic come 2020, thanks to policy reforms, reported Jakarta Post. Wood veneer, …

WSQ: Global Sawlog Price Index took a hit, with third largest q-o-q decline in 10 years

09-12-2019
Global timber, sawlog, decline, 3Q, Wood Resource Quarterly

Global Sawlog Price Index took a hit, with third largest q-o-q decline in 10 years, according to Wood Resource Quarterly Global Timber Markets • A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog pricesdownward in most major markets around the world in the 3Q/19. The biggest pricereductions came in Central Europe, where …

New Zealand's log prices fall

08-07-2016
New Zealand, log price, decline, drop

The average wharf gate price for New Zealand A-grade logs dropped to NZ$116 in June compared from NZ$120 a tonne in May, according to AgriHQ’s monthly survey of exporters, forest owners and saw millers - the lowest level since January's NZ$115 a tonne. Shipping costs to China, the country’s largest log export market, rose to …

Russian lumber exports decline

14-06-2016
russian, lumber, declines

Lumber exports from Russia have fallen for two consecutive quarters, with the 1Q/16 shipments being almost 10% lower than in the 3Q/15. Most of the decline has been in shipments to the CIS countries, including Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, but trade with Egypt and some European countries were also down, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly …

EU tropical plywood import falls to an all time low

07-06-2016
EU, tropical plywood, decline, imports

EU import data shows that tropical plywood has lost its share of the EU plywood market over the past two years. While EU imports of plywood from all sources increased between 2013 and 2015, from 3.38 million cubic meters to 3.92 million cubic metres, a level not seen since before the financial crises. EU plywood imports from tropical …

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