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Suez Canal blockage could drive in huge trade disruption

A giant container ship has become wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal, blocking one of the world's busiest trade [...]

Andritz to supply complete MDF plant to Nile Wood, Egypt

International technology Group Andritz has received an order – in cooperation with Dieffenbacher – to supply a complete MDF plant, including a [...]

EU tropical timber trade faces double dip recession

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.48 [...]

Demand for African tropical timber recovering but prices easing

As businesses in importing countries adapt to working with the coronavirus risk trade has started to revive and some FOB [...]

Wooden surfaces can help in fight against spread of coronavirus

The survival of viruses on wooden surfaces is studied in a project started last summer by the universities of Eastern [...]

Tropical wood prices and demand stable in West Africa

   There has been little change in prices in West Africa. Demand is stable, both in the West African [...]