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Vietnam’s wood exports likely to reach US$11B in 2019

Vietnam’s export turnover of wood and forestry products is forecast to hit US$11 billion (S$15 billion) in 2019, according to an official from the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF). Deputy General Director of the VAF Cao Chi Cong said foreign investment and cooperation have significantly contributed to the forestry sector’s …


Major export markets for Vietnamese wood products

The U.S. is a top export market for Vietnamese wood products and has contributed to the success of Vietnam’s exports in the first 10 months of 2019, reported ITTO. In October, the export value of wood products for the US market was US$547 million, up 41% compared to October 2018 and this accounted for more than 50% of the total export value …


Nobia to invest in highly automated production plant in Sweden, its largest …

Nobia’s Board of Directors has made a directional decision to invest in a new production plant in Jönköping, Sweden, to replace Nobia’s existing factory in Tidaholm in 2024, Nobia said in a statement. The investment in automation and other production equipment is estimated at SEK 2 billion. As a result of the decision, Nobia …


Segezha Group Brings 5 New Plywood Products onto the Market

Segezha Group of Forestry Companies (part of Sistema JSFC) continues to expand the assortment of large-format birch plywood. The new products in the plywood segment include: Segezha Creative (laminated plywood with colour films), Segezha Art (painting-ready plywood that does not need priming), Segezha ClearPly (plywood with transparent and …


Changes to China’s CITES permits and certificates

China has informed the CITES Parties that as of 1 July 2019 new versions of the permits and certificates were used by CITES Management Authority in China. They have further advised that the older versions will remain valid until 1 January 2020. FORMS FOR THE NEW PERMITS AND CERTIFICATES There are eight new forms covering: Import permits, Export …


Japanese Parliament approves U.S. free trade deal

The Japanese parliament approved the trade agreement negotiated with the U.S. that will reduce a wide range of import tariffs was approved by majority vote of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and others in the upper house of the Diet on 4 December, reported Nikkei Asian Review. The U.S. will scrap about 92% of its tariffs on Japanese products …


Decline in Chinese demand for laminated rubberwood panels

Demand in China for imported laminated rubberwood panels has fallen as both international and domestic demand has weakened, reported ITTO. Thailand is the major supplier to China but, in the words of an analyst, “the laminated panel market is experiencing a cold winter". Prices for panels have fallen considerably and many mills in Thailand …


A robust 2019 for forestry in UK

The 21st edition of the UK Forest Market Report, produced by Tilhill Forestry and John Clegg & Co, outlines a positive outlook for the “robust” market in its annual analysis and commentary on the forestry and woodland sector and highlights its “powerful attraction as an investment asset”. Key Findings 23% …


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