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Gambia suspends transport, import and export of timber

Gambia's Ministry of Forestry, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, has announced, in a press release, that the import [...]
February 24, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

Rumours of 20% log export tax in Cameroon

Rumours have surfaced again on a likely 20% export tax on log exports in Cameroon. This could have implications for [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe

Prices for Ghana’s exported wood products at the end of January

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 January 2017:    Boule [...]

Rougier signs partnership contract to supply logs for Gabon

Rougier and Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) announced signing of a major partnership contract to supply logs for the processing [...]

Central/West Africa: Western markets are quiet but Asian logs & sawnwood demand is lively

Central/West African producers report that all European markets are quiet and any purchases are only for replacement of stocks [...]

Ghana export prices for logs, sawnwood, veneer, plywood in January

    Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 1-15 January 2017:  [...]

Ipe leading growth in tropical US sawnwood imports

US imports of temperate and tropical sawn hardwood grew 11% in November to 70,376 cu.m. The value of [...]

Central/West Africa: Sawnwood versus logs – is sawnwood gaining in China and India?

As could be expected there were no price changes over the New Year holiday period. Exporters report that EU markets [...]

Global wood products production in its sixth consecutive year of growth

All major wood products global production increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2015, while trade in wood products decreased [...]