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Unusually long period of price stability for African hardwoods

For the past 2-3 months there has been little movement in the market and prices have been stable with [...]

African countries commit to fight against illegal timber trade

African countries have pledged to tame illegal trade in timber and other forest products by ensuring that the sub-sector [...]

Timber exports from Ghana dropping sharply this year

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months.   [...]

EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]

Central/West Africa: Hints of softening prices for some timbers

There are some signs of a slight weakening in prices for a few of the less popular species and sipo [...]

Latest prices for Ghana’s exported wood products

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 August 2017:    Boule [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop by 8% in H1/2017

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products [...]

Evolution of the global wood markets in Q2/2017

Global value and volumes of timber, pulpwood, softwood lumber and biomass products have increased during the 2nd quarter of 2017 [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs and sawnwood order books looking good for 2 months

Log and sawnwood FOB prices in Central/West Africa remained unchanged through into early August and producers appear confident that [...]