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Vietnam wood and wood product export earnings see 6% growth in first four months of 2020

Vietnam, wood and wood products, export, earnings, markets, performance, first 4 months, 2020

Vietnam’s coronavirus situation in control After a week with no new corona cases Vietnam's government eased its 22-day social distancing requirement on 23 April allowing some businesses to reopen. Vietnam acted very fast when the virus outbreak was detected in China by closing the border, reported ITTO. With only 288 confirmed corona cases …

GreCon sees record growth in 2019 as it welcomes 28th year of business

GreCon, wood scanning, fire scanning, Fagus-GreCon Group, 2019, performance

Wood scanning and fire protection technology specialist GreCon Ltd is celebrating 28 years of business and commitment to the UK and Ireland market. Established in April 1992, GreCon is located just outside of Newcastle upon Tyne and is a member of the Germany-based Fagus-GreCon Group. The company has seen growth after a positive year in 2019 and …

Stabilisation in the laminate flooring market in 2019; 6% decline in Asian markets

European production, laminate flooring, EPLF, market performance, global

In 2019, the worldwide sales of the EPLF members was 447 million m² of laminate flooring from European production (2018: 454 million m², i.e. -1.5%). The second half of 2019 has witnessed an upturn recovering and is stabilising at a high level, even though the influence of declining world trade remains noticeable globally. The EPLF "home …

China’s wooden door and wooden building sectors in 2019

wooden door, wooden building, growth, China, consolidation, wooden framed buildings, wood structure, sector, industry, performance, 2019

11% growth in wood door sector The output of China’s wooden door sector is said to be the highest in the world and China is also the main wooden door consumer market. The total output value of the national wooden door sector was about RMB140 billion in 2018, an increase of 11% over the same period in the previous year, reported ITTO. …

Global forestry products performance in 4Q/16

global forestry products, performance

Saw log prices fell throughout the world in 4Q/16 compared to the same quarter the previous year, with a few exceptions, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.2 percent to US$69.82/m3 in 4Q/16. The current GSPI is up 1.4 percent from a year ago but over 13 percent lower than in the same quarter two …

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