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China appears to be tackling the problem of illegal timber and logging in a new forest law

In an encouraging move with the potential to create transformative market change, China recently amended its Forest Law to include [...]

Global output of wood products is at 70-year high

The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood-based panels have surged [...]

STTC Conference considers links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from the synergies between the [...]

IHC 2019: Hardwood industry marked by trade tensions and general economic slowdown

On November 20-21 the 2019 edition of the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) took place in Berlin. The international meeting [...]

Pace of growth in EU tropical timber imports slows in the third quarter

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first nine of months of 2019 than [...]

ISC 2019 story 1: Is the bark beetle crisis the new ”normal”?

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

China: Price index for imported sawn timber

This price guide contains the most update prices of imported sawn timber at main distribution markets in China.   [...]