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Acimall: COVID-19 heavily impacted 1Q 2020 for the Italian wood furniture technology industry

10-06-2020
Acimall, 1Q 2020, Italian woodworking machinery industry, COVID-19

According to the analysis of data collected by the Studies Office of Acimall, the Confindustria-member association representing the Italian wood-furniture technology industry, findings that confirmed an immediate impact of the lockdown caused by the Covid19 pandemic is unsurprising. The first quarter 2020 closed with a widespread reduction of …

NZ logging halt undercuts strong export month

27-05-2020
New Zealand, log, export, prices, April 2020

Log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic metre picked up, Stats NZ said today. Total exports fell $220 million (4 percent) to $5.3 billion in April 2020 compared with the same month last year. “Total exports would have been worth almost the same as …

U.S. import of tropical hardwood veneer, hardwood flooring and mouldings rose in March

21-05-2020
hardwood tropical veneer, hardwood flooring, moulding, U.S., imports, March 2020

A surge in imports from Italy helped U.S. imports of tropical hardwood veneer recover from a dismal February as March imports rose by 56%. Despite the gain, the month’s imports still lagged behind March 2019 import levels by over 30%, reported ITTO. Imports from Italy more than quadrupled in March and imports from Cote d’Ivoire more …

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