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India's American hardwood lumber and veneer imports on track to have a record year

Furniture market, India, AHEC, hardwood lumber, veneer, exports, red oak, INDIAWOOD, furniture manufacturing

A booming furniture market is expected to drive up demand for American hardwoods in India this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. With the total value of American hardwood lumber and veneer exports to India reaching USD 5.272 million in the …

Editor’s pickAHEC: Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

AHEC, hardwood exports, India, Hickory, Red Oak, Walnut, veneer

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). It is this increased demand for red oak lumber that has pushed total exports of American hardwood lumber and veneer to India to a value of USD 5.272 million in the first three quarters of 2019. A closer look at the numbers reveals …

Bergs Timber to cease lumber production at Broakalla mill in Sweden

Bergs Timber, Broakalla

Bergs Timber is to cease lumber production at Broakalla mill in Sweden. Broakulla has an annual production of about 50,000 cubic metres of sawn goods and the Group's facilities in Gransjö and Mörlunda will, after the closure, increase production with the corresponding volume. The sawmilling in Broakulla will provisionally cease before …

Editor’s pickLife Science Bioengineering B202 building in Denmark

Life Science Bioengineering B202 building, Christensen & Co. Architects, Rørbæk og møller Arkitekter, oak

The new building for Life Science and Bioengineering is the largest project since the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) was inaugurated in the 1960s. (Photo credit: Adam Mørk) In a respectful yet innovative transformation of the original architecture, the façade of gold-anodised and black-lacquered aluminium is broken into …

Editor’s pickRadisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm hotel reveals new look

Radisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm, Wingårdhs, Sweden, Nybroviken, oak, walnut, floors, walls

The Radisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm opens its doors after an extensive renovation by Swedish Architectural Studio Wingårdhs, revealing a modern luxurious new look for the hotel, fit for the modern traveller and design enthusiast. The full renovation, including 170 guest rooms, lobby, meeting rooms and a new restaurant and bars …

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

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 …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwood lumber exports to Asia surge 17% in 2017

AHEC, American hardwoods, oak

American oak veneer being prepared in a factory in Vietnam. Image: Turnstone Singapore   The full year of 2017 saw the largest exports ever on record for American hardwoods, with an increase of 17 per cent by value for lumber over 2016, according to new data from the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). That gives the American hardwood …

Editor’s pickUS hardwood flooring imports significantly up from 2016

American red oak, hardwood flooring

America bought hardwood flooring and assembled flooring panel worth US$5.4 Mn and US$13.3 Mn in June respectively. Year-to-date hardwood floor imports grew 23 per cent compared to the same period last year. Year-to-date imports of assembled flooring panels (engineered wood flooring) was only slightly higher than in June 2016. Hardwood flooring …

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