Delaware, US:The wood-based panel market size, valued at over US$16 billion in 2015, is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 13 percent and exceed US$35 billion by 2023, according to a report by Global Market Insights. 

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Singapore: The total US hardwood lumber exports amounted to over US$1.1 billion in the first half of 2016, up six percent compared to the same period last year. 

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Eppingen, Germany: Dieffenbacher will supply a medium density fibreboard (MDF) plant to Panel Plus to fulfil the latter’s expansion need.

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Leicester, UK: Environmental group WWF says the UK is facing a timber resource crunch unless it moves to sustainable supply practices. 

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Cedar Rapids, US: The first certified US manufacturer of cross-laminated timber (CLT) has achieved significant fire safety requirements under tests designed to gauge flame spread and fire resistance, as reported by the Woodworking Network. 

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Jakarta, Indonesia: According to The Jakarta Post, shortly after the UK people voted on June 24 to leave the European Union, the country witnessed a change of prime minister and economic uncertainties radiated around the globe. 

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Melbourne, Australia: According to Forest and Wood Products Australia, measured at the roadside in US Dollars, European sawlog prices continued their downwards trajectory over the last year, with just a small number of notable and relevant exceptions.  

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Gernsbach, Germany: According to EUWID, Latvian plywood exports in the first quarter were higher than in the same period of a year earlier for the fourth time in succession. At 66,800 cubic metres, last year’s figure was exceeded by 14 percent. 

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Borkum, Germany: The market for Northern red oak (Quercusrubra), a traditional choice for furniture, millwork, trim and flooring, is as strong as ever, according to most hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.

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Putrajaya, Malaysia: In May this year, the Ministry of Plantations Industries and Commodities (MPIC), Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), Royal Malaysian Customs and TRAFFIC, in collaboration with the World Customs Organization (WCO) and ITTO jointly conducted a workshop in Putrajaya to develop timber trade guidelines to assist frontline customs authorities in their work.

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