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Strong lumber markets in the US and Europe increased the global sawlog price by 10%

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased substantially, driven by strengthening lumber markets in both the US and Europe. The [...]

Mozambique to further extend restriction on logging and timber exports

The Mozambican Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development has completely banned the exploitation of three species of hardwoods, and [...]
April 12, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

Fall in EU tropical imports driven mainly by supply-side issues

In practice, the recent decline in tropical imports into the EU is better seen as a region-wide phenomenon driven [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low The EU imported 2.04 million cu.m of sawn [...]

Africa: Congestion at Douala Port frustrates timber shippers

Exporters continue to be frustrated over the congestion at Douala Port. Reports suggest up to 60,000 cu.m of [...]

Greenpeace to withdraw from FSC

Greenpeace is withdrawing from the main global group for certifying sustainable wood products, saying it is failing to protect natural [...]

Gabon government announces launch of Gabon WoodShow, from 20 – 22 June, 2018

The Global WoodShow (Dubai and Cairo) organizing committee announced the start of the 3rd edition of the WoodShow series that [...]

French Court offers permission to Rougier to restructure African business

    French tropical wood specialist Rougier has gained court permission for restructuring measures after filing for insolvency [...]

Central/West Africa: Producers await buyers for Chinese market to see reaction to higher FOB prices

Analysts say there is little to report in terms of market reaction to the higher log FOB asking prices which [...]

French Rougier Group goes bankrupt

French forestry and wood products group Rougier filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday, causing uncertainty for its nearly 3,000 employees [...]