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World furniture production grows 3% in 2017

According figures presented at the recent CSIL World Furniture Outlook  seminar, world furniture production amounted to over USD 400 billion [...]

World bank expects rising wood logs prices in Africa and SE Asia

The World Bank reconsidered forecast for logs and sawnwood in the recently updated Commodity Markets Outlook.     [...]

Veneer production potential in Gabon

Gabon is the 6th largest producer of tropical veneer. Its production of 270,000 cubic metes in 2016 represented 6 [...]

Impact of EUTR on EU trade in tropical timber products

A key question for the long-term future of the EU trade in tropical timber products is the impact of [...]

Market role of EUTR and FLEGT licensing

A key question for the long-term future of the EU trade in tropical timber products is the impact of [...]

Exports of logs to China under threat due to phytosanitary requirements

The National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) has been made aware of a developing situation involving the exports of logs to [...]

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 [...]