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Keep calm and carry on 20 September, 2016
Sterling’s post-referendum fall is currently probably the biggest issue for UK plywood traders. Keren Fallwell reports
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Hardwood recovers buoyancy post-Brexit
Friday, August 19, 2016 The UK hardwood sector seems to be weathering the immediate currency and confidence impacts of the EU referendum; it’s passing price rises on and forecasts a good to firm second half. Mike Jeffree reports
Shippers react to Brexit
Friday, August 19, 2016 The UK’s vote to leave the EU has had a dramatic affect on imported softwood prices, but demand continues to hold up
Steady progress
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Price stability for West African timber and wood products has been a feature of the recent market
Consistent product maintains steady demand
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 UK traders have no complaints about the current MDF market. Keren Fallwell reports
Heath boost for Swedish mills
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Market conditions have improved for Swedish sawmills and their Q2 results are expected to show a substantial improvement. Stephen Powney reports.
Currency changes shape market
Friday, May 20, 2016 Fluctuating exchange rates are currently perhaps the biggest single influence on the plywood market. Keren Fallwell reports
Uncertainty hangs over markets
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Some markets are providing good business for Finnish mills but exchange rates changes are causing uncertainty. Keren Fallwell reports.
Chipping in
Monday, March 21, 2016 UK chipboard volume import stats show a reduction for 2015 and the market is reportedly clouded at the start of this year
The key to stability
Monday, March 21, 2016 Europe currently holds the key to overall market stability in the tropical timber market
Waiting Game
Monday, March 21, 2016 Pressure exists from Northern European mills for increased prices after Sterling’s recent fall but patience may be required before shippers’ can claw back the currency reduction in the UK

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