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WRQ: Global trade volume of softwood in 2019 remained stable but prices declined in all continents

16-03-2020
Wood Resource Quarterly, global timber markets, global lumber markets, US, China, 2018, 2019, review

Global Timber Markets Global trade volume of softwood in 2019 remained stable but prices declined in all continents. • Global trade of softwood logs in 2019 remained practically unchanged from 2018 at 93 million m3. As much as 45% of globally shipped logs were destined for China, reported the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). • Sawlog …

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2019

06-03-2020
EU imports, 2019, review, recovery, Brexit, coronavirus

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 20.51 billion euro in 2019, a 4% increase as compared to 2018. In 2019, EU import value also hit the highest level since 2008 just before the global financial crises (Chart 1), reports ITTO. The rise in imports into the EU occurred despite unfavourable exchange rates and weakening economic …

Editor’s pickDesign shanghai celebrates Chinese design

22-01-2019
design shanghai, furniture, show preview

Design Shanghai returns to the Shanghai Exhibition Centre from 6-9 March for the sixth edition of Asia’s largest design event. One of the leading events on the global design calendar, Design Shanghai attracts over 400 international brands from 32 countries and provides a platform for exhibitors to present the best and latest products to an …

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