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Sarawak government plans to enforce mandatory certification for timber concessions by 2022

Sarawak's government has announced that it will be mandatory for all timber companies to obtain sustainable forest management (SFM [...]

EU sawn tropical hardwood imports continue to slide

The latest trade data shows that EU imports of sawn tropical hardwood have continued to slide this year, despite on [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry still underdeveloped

The woodworking industry in Vietnam is still very low, as compared to other regional markets, such as Indonesia, Malaysia and [...]

Major Dutch company found sourcing illegal teak from Myanmar

A major Dutch company was found to having placed illegally sourced teak from Myanmar on the European market, as a [...]

Sweden gets ready to send more softwood lumber to Vietnam

The Swedish sawmill industry, gathered under the name Swedish Wood, participated in the Vietnam Wood fair in Ho Chi Minh [...]

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition calls for greater focus on marketing and promotion

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) conference held in Aarhus, Denmark, in September highlighted that work by European governments, trade [...]

Chinese rattan furniture makers eye move to Indonesia

The future of the rattan craft industry in Cirebon, West Java, is threatened according to Zaenal Arifin from the Advisory [...]

ATIBT launches tropical timber branding initiative

A new tropical timber branding initiative is being launched by the ATIBT (International Tropical Timber Technical Association) focused on encouraging [...]

Century Ply acquires majority stake in Huesoulin Wood Processing Factory

Century Plyboards’ subsidiary, Century Ply (Singapore) Pte, has acquired a majority (51%) stake in Laos-based Huesoulin Wood Processing Factory [...]

Latest price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood in India

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 1-15 October, 2017.    Plantation teak prices [...]