New TDUK Trade Note: Coniferous Plywood data concerns

New TDUK Trade Note: Coniferous Plywood data concerns
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Timber Development UK uses the latest timber import data, published by HM Revenue & Customs, to collate and release monthly updates on timber imports to the UK, to help TDUK members better understand the market and make informed decisions for their businesses. According to the most recently released HMRC statistics, softwood...
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Last chance: have your say on CPA State of Trade Survey
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There's still time to have your say on the Construction Products Association's (CPA) State of Trade survey for Q1 2024. The deadline for comments is Monday 8 April, 2024. The CPA is asking construction companies and TDUK members to complete the survey and have their say on the state of...
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Have your say on CPA State of Trade Survey
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The Construction Products Association's (CPA) State of Trade survey for Q3 2023 is now open. The CPA is asking construction companies and TDUK members to complete the survey and have their say on the state of trade in your sub-sector during the July-September period of 2023. Your answers will help...
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Stability returns to import market in H1 2023
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Timber import figures in H1 2023 highlight growing market stability following three volatile years, according to the latest TDUK statistics. In the softwood sector, year-on-year volatility has slowed, with the difference in H1 totals between 2023/2022 just -5% compared to -17% in 2022/2021 and +49% in 2021/2020. Softwood imports from...
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Construction Trade Survey 2023 Q2
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Another Mixed Quarter for the Construction Supply Chain The CPA's latest Construction Trade Survey for 2023 Q2 showed a mixed view on activity across the construction supply chain. Here are some key findings from the latest survey: Output & Sales: A mixed quarter for product sales, workloads growth for SME...
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A return to more stable trade in 2023
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The timber industry is returning to a period of stability compared with recent years, the latest import statistics suggest. Yet wider construction industry forecasts suggest a sharp decline in output is coming. TDUK reports on what this means for the different timber sectors. It is rare for the majority of...
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The latest issue of Supplying Timber is out now!
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Supplying Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber supply news, legislative updates, new products and top tips for building with timber, look no further! Understanding American Red Oak The August/September issue is an essential read for anyone...
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Performance figures make encouraging reading for 2023, says latest CPA survey
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The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey for 2023 Q2 showed a continued split in performance in the construction products manufacturing industry. Heavy side manufacturers’ sales decreased for a fourth consecutive quarter, whereas sales from light side producers registered another quarterly increase, adding to a run of growth...
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Market Data
Timber imports bounce back in May
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May was the best month for timber imports in 2023, with volume growth seen across all major product categories, says TDUK. May import volumes of softwood, hardwood, plywood, particleboard, and engineered wood products were higher than in any of the preceding months of 2023. Softwood imports have proved particularly buoyant,...
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Construction slowdown begins to impact timber imports
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Following three months of steady growth, timber imports saw a gradual decline in April 2023. Overall timber import volumes were 13.6% lower than in April 2022, with reduced construction activity in crucial RMI and private housing sectors largely responsible. Gradual declines were seen in all categories, most notably softwood, which...
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