ITTO Latest edition of the “Tropical Timber Market Report” provides information on Improving competitive environment for US wood flooring manufacturers

 

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Imported wood flooring lost market share in the US in 2016 and US domestic flooring manufacturers can gain an advantage says the National Wood Flooring Association. In 2016 prices for imports increased by an average 9.6%. Prices of Chinese engineered wood flooring increased by more than 13% while US-made flooring prices declined 8%. China increasingly imports hardwoods from the US to make flooring for export. Higher US sawnwood prices and rising labour costs in China have undermined the competitiveness of Chinese flooring exports.

 

Also in this issue

 

    Promoting investment in forestry – the ‘new forests for Africa’ initiative

    Original furniture designs will generate higher returns says Malaysian Timber Board

    Merger of databases in Indonesia to improve transparency

    TTF/ABIMCI promote Brazil’s wood products in the UK

    Chinese flooring makers hail anti-dumping decision in the US

    Tropical timber imports down in nearly all EU markets

    12-storey CLT timber tower for Portland, USA 

 

 

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