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EUTR and FLEGT are causing market shifts

The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market shifts to a certain [...]

Supplies of Brazilian tropical wood tightening but prices remain competitive in Europe

Supplies of tropical sawnwood and hardwood decking in Brazil are also tighter than usual at this time of year during [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on the EU tropical wood market varies across member states

The impact of COVID-19 on imports of tropical wood and wood furniture on individual EU27 countries has varied widely [...]

Covid-19 significantly impacts Indian imports of logs

India continues to face Covid-19 issues and is currently a much smaller market for logs than previously.   [...]

COVID-19 pandemic expected to further slow the global construction activity

Global construction activity contracted across all region in Q2 due to the lockdowns to control the spread of the COVID [...]

U.S. DoC finds dumping of wood mouldings and millwork from China, not Brazil

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of [...]

China is now the leading market for Brazilian particleboard

In the first semester of 2020 (6M-2020) China became the main export market for the Brazilian particleboard / MDP (PB [...]

No strong COVID-19 signs in EU tropical timber import data

EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) tropical timber product imports continued to defy expectations of COVID-19 driven collapse in [...]

Brazil: Latest prices for exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]