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New Zealand: Port of Tauranga sees growth in first quarter of financial year, boosted by log trade

29-10-2018
New Zealand, Port of Tauranga, growth, log trade

Port of Tauranga has reported that first quarter trade volumes grew 8.3 per cent on the same period last year, with the port handling more than 6.6 million tonnes of cargo between the 1st of July 2018 and the 30th of September 2018. The increase was driven by log exports, which were 14.7 per cent higher as compared with the previous corresponding …

FENESTRATION BAU China continues to grow

08-10-2018
FENESTRATION BAU China, growth

FENESTRATION BAU China (FBC) is growing: The most important meeting point for the Asian construction industry will be even bigger this year, underlining its importance for the Asian market. Both the exhibition space and the number of exhibitors have increased significantly. The extensive supporting programme, including the BAU Congress China, …

Editor’s pickExponential growth awaiting custom furniture market in China, with Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone at CIFM / interzum guangzhou to double in size

28-09-2018
Exponential growth, custom furniture market, China, CIFM / interzum guangzhou

Following positive response from the furniture production industry for the launch of the Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone at the international exhibition area of CIFM / interzum guangzhou in 2018, organisers of the show have announced the return of an expanded feature showcase next year to take up twice as much space in view of strong growth …

Growth for the EGGER Group

01-08-2018
EGGER, EGGER Group, growth

The EGGER Group again set new records in its annual results for 2017/2018. Sales increased during the business year 2017/2018 by 12.5 per cent to reach EUR 2.6 billion (US$3.1 billion). EBITDA increased by 22.6 per cent to hit EUR 445.8 million (US$522.5 million), with the margins exceeding previous years’ levels by 16.6 per …

Editor’s pickBIFA Wood Vietnam: In the heart of Vietnam's Furniture Manufacturing Cluster

26-07-2018
Vietnam, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Furniture, Wood, Panels, Timber, Market, Export, Wood Industry, Woodworking, Southeast Asia, Growth

Vietnam’s woodworking industry is seeing significant growth in recent years. Just last year alone, the industry saw a revenue of US$8 billion, a 10 per cent growth from US$7.3 billion in 2016. The country’s phenomenal growth in the last decade has made it a serious contender to overtake China as the world’s manufacturing …

Kährs Group: Strong sales growth with stable underlying operating profit

26-07-2018
Kährs Group, flooring, Sweden, second quarter report, strong sales growth

Net sales for the Kährs Group totalled SEK 844 million (792), or US$95.4 million, an increase of 7 per cent compared with the same period in 2017. Organic sales growth was 6 per cent. Operating EBITA rose 1 per cent and totalled SEK 76 million (75), or US$8.6 million corresponding to an operating margin of 9.0 per cent (9.5). Market …

Editor’s pickThe Growth of Binh Duong

17-07-2018
Vietnam, Asia, Timber, Wood, Wood Industry, Industry, Material, Business, Binh Uuong, Tran Thanh Liem, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Economy, Growth

Mr Tran Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province Binh Duong is located in southeast Vietnam. The city is part of the Southern Key Economic Zone, which also includes Ho Chi Minh City and the provinces of Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Long An and Tien Giang. The gateway to Ho Chi Minh …

CLT market forecast to reach $880Mn by 2022

19-06-2017
CLT, market, CAGR, growth

The global cross-laminated timber market is expected to reach US$880Mn by 2022. According to the latest report, Cross-Laminated Timber Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022, by IMARC Group, robust growth can be attributed to the green building movement that is gaining momentum all across the …