Miscellaneous

US housing starts increase by 5.2% in 2020

04.02.2021 − In 2020, housing starts in the USA increased by 5.2% vis à vis the preceding year’s seasonally adjusted figures to 1.669m units. » more

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Koelnmesse to decide on Interzum by February

04.02.2021 − In mid-December, Koelnmesse extended the period of abstention from holding its own events by another month. » more

Sistema examining possible IPO of Segezha Group

01.02.2021 − The Russian conglomerate AFK Sistema is currently examining the possibility of listing Segezha Group of Segezha on the stock market this year by means of an initial public offering (IPO).» more

Two more supplier fairs in South America rescheduled

01.02.2021 − Covid-related restrictions have led organisers to postpone two more supplier fairs in South America. » more

Domotex Hanover only as a digital event

29.01.2021 − Deutsche Messe has cancelled the Domotex flooring fair in Hanover, Germany owing to longer-lasting restrictions caused by the coronavirus crisis. » more

Container costs: associations call on EU Commission

28.01.2021 − The European Freight Forwarders Association (CLECAT) and European Shippers’ Council (ESC) have urged the European Commission (EU Commission) to take action against international container carriers. » more

German DIY sector expects growth in all areas

04.01.2021 − According to estimates by Klaus-Peter Teipel Research & Consulting, German DIY and garden stores have achieved growth of 13.7% to €26.1bn in 2020. » more

EUWID bids farewell to Christmas break

18.12.2020 − The EUWID Wood Products and Panels editorial team is saying goodbye to the Christmas break with the reports posted today. » more