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Ghana: January prices for exported wood products

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 January 2019:    Boule [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs & sawnwood prices continue to stand firm

Across the Central/West African region producers report no major change in overall international market sentiment since the end of [...]

European tropical wood imports impacted by supply issues

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down in 2018

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Central/West Africa: Downward pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover some lost ground in the third quarter

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

423 million m3 of wood harvested from worldwide FSC certified forests

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Rougier to sell Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French Malvaux Group

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]