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Global wood products, surfaces and the pandemic effect

Written by Abigail Speak

For approximately two months now, the pandemic has significantly impacted daily life in Europe, North America and China. What does this mean for global wood products?

Although significant short term effects are visible, such as plummeting sales figures and capacity reductions, the wood product and surfacing materials sector is resilient. Together with our experts across AFRY Management Consulting and with partners along the value chain, we examine these effects in detail and share our understanding of the longer term outlook.