Sonae Industria’s 2017 sales results down 4.1% compared to previous year
Consolidated sales turnover of Sonae Industria, manufacturer of engineered wood products, reached €231.0m in 2017, a reduction of €9.9m (-4.1%) compared to 2016.
China/US trade dispute: plywood producers urged to capture the moment
The trade dispute between China and the US has benefitted the Indonesian timber sector according to Purwadi Soeprihanto, executive director of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI).
Mexican fibreboard imports down 14.5% in 2017
Mexican fibreboard imports reached US$150.1m in 2017 and were down 14.5%, compared to US$175.6m 2016.
Plywood sales volume of Empresas CMPC decreased by 9% in 2017
One of Chile’s largest company’s, Empresas CMPC SA, reports that sales volume of plywood in the Q4, 2017 was down 23% compared with the same period 2016 and reached 87,000m³ (Q4, 2016: 113,000m3).
Strong increase of Ecuadorian particleboard exports in first two months of 2018
Ecuadorian exports of particleboard / MDP (medium density particleboard) reached US$16.2m in the first two months of 2018, an increase of 15.5% compared to the same period 2017(US$14m).
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