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New investigation finds European companies taking advantage of loophole to imports teak

   A new investigation has uncovered a scheme exploiting a loophole in the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) that [...]

12 companies interested in Klausner’s Lumber One sawmill in Florida

The Klausner Lumber One sawmill in Live Oak, Florida is said to have a new owner within 90 days. A [...]

UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

Global demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]

This year’s International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th International Softwood Conference, originally [...]

German sawmill industry exports hit with full force by the pandemic; upcoming period still uncertain

   The coronavirus pandemic severely hit the German sawmill and timber industry, especially export oriented companies, leading to production [...]

Ilim Timber to modernize its sawmill in Russia

In February 2020, Ilim Timber signed a contract with AriVislanda AB for the supply of Swedish sawmill equipment to its [...]

Pandemic has disrupted timber supplies to the Netherlands

The Netherlands had a less strict lockdown than some of its neighbours and began its five-phase plan to ease [...]

The coronavirus has not stopped the global trade of forest products

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months.   [...]

Call for FLEGT measures to be extended and deepened

While there was broad support for the FLEGT process and the EUTR, there was also a call for the FLEGT [...]