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Issue date: 
October 14th, 2011

Japan reconstruction draws NZ wood panels

New Zealand wood panels are being used for reconstruction in Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has just released forestry production and trade figures for the April to June 2011 quarter.

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October 10, 2011

Russian plywood imports surge in EU

EU imports of Russian plywood surged in the first half of 2011, according to the latest market report from the International Tropical Timber Organisation

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October 7, 2011

Exports of logs and lumber from the US and Canada to China to reach record

Lumber shipments from Canada alone could reach 1.2 billion dollars this year. The North American share of log and lumber import volumes to China has increased from four percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2010.

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September 25, 2011

EFSOS II - UN/ECE Forest sector and timber outlook study summary

If no major policies or strategies are changed in the forest sector and trends outside it follow the lines described by the IPCC B2 scenario, consumption of forest products and wood energy will grow steadily and wood supply will expand to meet this demand (see Figure 24).

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September 12, 2011

Japan still matters to the B.C. economy

Canadians are coming to recognize that the balance of power in the international economy is shifting inexorably toward Asia. Already home to three-fifths of humanity, the next two decades will see Asia grow to account for half or more of global output.

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Sep 8th, 2011

Breaking Walls, Building Bridges: Conflict Management in the Tropical Timber Industry

Clashing interests and values over the use of forestland, the rap

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August 2011

Impact of Border Carbon Adjustment and Restrictions on Non-certified Timber on International Commerce in Wood Products

Climate change mitigation measures may soon begin to impact trade in wood products in two important ways.

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August 12th, 2011

First CLT manufacturing in southern hemisphere

A NZ$7 million factory producing cross-laminated timber panels is to be established at Tahunanui, Nelson, with its backers saying it provides a ready-made solution for the rebuilding of Christchurch. The first of its kind in the southern hemisphere and 18 months in the planning, the factory is expected to start production in January 2012 and employ 15, mostly local people.

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August 4, 2011

IFC supports sustainable forestry management with financing and advisory services for SLV Bolivia

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide a $6 million loan and advisory services to veneer and plywood producer SLV Bolivia to support a business model that sources wood from sustainably managed natural fores

BASELINE STUDY 2, LAO PDR: Overview of Forest Governance, Markets and Trade

As part of FLEGT Asia’s information collection role, a number of forest governance, markets and trade Baseline Studies have been carried out in the region. This study is done for Lao PDR.


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