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EU tropical timber imports recover some lost ground in the third quarter

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

423 million m3 of wood harvested from worldwide FSC certified forests

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

Singapores’s Sudima to build a $200 million wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's KGK Sudima International Pte Ltd plans to open a high-tech wood processing complex in the Russian Far [...]

Downward trend in Sweden’s softwood lumber exports; deliveries to China and Egypt drop sharply

During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This represents a -2% decrease [...]

Finnish softwood lumber exports drop sharply this year; exports to Asia and the Middle East collapse

The Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world decreased by -4% during January - September 2018, as compared to the same [...]

Challenges of the European tropical timber market discussed at conference

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

India: latest prices for domestic and imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-31 October 2018         [...]