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Central/West Africa: Improved export demand – logs and sawnwood price prospects looking better

Producers across Central/West Africa continue to be busy taking advantage of improved international demand. There has been some firming [...]

The global wood pellets demand forecast shows optimistic scenarios

The industrial wood pellet tonnage demand and spot prices are based on optimistic scenarios in which cofiring or full-firing [...]

Chinese Yihua plans $1 billion investment in Gabon’s timber industry

Yihua Enterprise (Group) Co Ltd announced that is going to expand its  business in Africa with a $1 billion investment [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs and sawnwood prices rise slightly as demand from Europe and China improves

The positive trend in demand for some selected species continued throughout April and this was reflected in some moderate price [...]

Forecast: Stability in European tropical wood trade in 2017

The European Timber Trade Federation's latest newsletter includes a commentary on the tropical hardwood trade in Europe by Armand [...]

Ghana: Latest prices for exported wood products

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

Central/West Africa: Prices improve for a growing number of timbers

In the tables below it can be seen that over the past weeks there have been a number of price [...]

Gabon a source of veneer and plywood for Indian industries

Gabon is well known for its timber resources and the recently completed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has been promoted in [...]

Guyana expects to conclude FLEGT-VPA negotiations by July 2017

Guyana delegation is on the way to Belgium to finalize the negotiations regarding the European Union-Forest Law Enforcement Governance [...]

Liberia and the EU signed the Voluntary Partnership Agreement

The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between Liberia and the European Union (EU) was signed on April 7, 2017, through the [...]