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Global demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]

Call for FLEGT measures to be extended and deepened

While there was broad support for the FLEGT process and the EUTR, there was also a call for the FLEGT [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on Gabon’s timber sector

The Minister of Forests in Gabon has issued a letter with wide ranging advice and guidance for timber companies whom [...]

Sharp drop in Chinese tropical log imports

Tropical log imports in the first two months of 2020 amounted 1.30 million cubic metres, down 26% year on [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on Ghana’s tropical timber sector

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted to try and slow its spread are having a [...]

Impact of pandemic on African tropical timber market: survey, analysis and price info

Almost all African countries are reporting cases of the coronavirus and as the number of cases continues to grow more [...]

Coronavirus: Poor global supply causes rising timber import prices in China by 30%

In the recent period, coronavirus pandemic has reduced logging in many countries, overseas container costs and sea freight prices have [...]