Within 2016 year round logs export increased up to 3.2%. China is still the main importer (64% export portion). Saw-timber export also increased to 10.1% (more than 50% of the volume were imported by China).
Within 2016 year “Fanplast” (Russia) decreased chipboard production volume to 7.7% in comparison with the same period of the previous year. In 2017 the company plans to launch production of the new types of phenol-base birch plywood
In February 2017 wooden products export in Brazil increased up to 8.3%. Pine saw-timber volume increased to 8.4%, tropical saw-timber – to 16%. Pine plywood export volume increased to 6.7%, tropical plywood export volume showed 16.3% decrease. Wooden furniture export decreased to 3%
Dubai WoodShow 2017 will take place on 7 - 9 March, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event will provide a platform for manufacturers, suppliers and machinery companies to showcase finished wood products