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Belarus to further limit the exports of logs to the West

Belarus introduced a regulation on compulsory licensing of foreign trade activities regarding export of certain timber types outside the Eurasian [...]

Overview of EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

French Court offers permission to Rougier to restructure African business

    French tropical wood specialist Rougier has gained court permission for restructuring measures after filing for insolvency [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise in Q4/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased to US$76.34/m3 in the 4Q/17, up 1.0 percent [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Switzerland go down over corresponding period in 2017

    The Swiss wood pellets' price amounted to an average of CHF 376.3/t (EUR 321 [...]

Germany: Uneven price movements for wood products in January

Producer prices for wood products in Germany registered uneven movements in January 2018. The great part of the products became [...]

UK pledges to retain FLEGT commitment after Brexit

In relation to policy initiatives like FLEGT, the decline in the relative significance of the EU as an importer of [...]
March 8, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

EU wood products exports at record level; imports continue recovery in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

Timber company in the UK fined under EUTR

    UK's Hardwood Dimensions (Holdings) Ltd was fined  £4,000 for breaching regulations prohibiting the importing [...]

European oak suppliers to gather in London in April

Europe’s oak suppliers will gather in London on April 18th to explore current market dynamics for the European oak [...]