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Vietnam: 2018 timber imports almost 10 million cubic metres

Vietnam is increasing its imports of primary wood products, especially hardwoods, from over 100 countries to meet the demands of [...]

NZ log prices drop sharply; shippers blame cheap Russian and Scandinavian sawn timber arriving by train

New Zealand logs are piling up on Chinese wharves as cheap sawn timber arrives by train from Russia and Scandinavia [...]

Vietnam’s wood products to expand on the EU market due to free trade deal

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost [...]

Rising Dutch imports of FLEGT licensed timber

FLEGT licensing is helping importers to comply with EUTR, while the forest sector reforms and new procedures implemented during the [...]

Vietnam shows increasing hunger for American wood

Vietnam has been moving towards building a sustainable wood processing industry that uses legal materials in accordance with international and [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 1-15 June 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Major global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber-exporting countries increasing their [...]