Register
Daily News / Global Trends / Market Analysis / Wood Industry Prices / Forestry / Lumber / Price analysis and info / Sawmilling / Statistics / Wood Products / Africa / Global
June 29, 2018

Central/West Africa: Prospects improving logs & sawnwood FOB price increases

Central/West Africa: Prospects improving logs & sawnwood FOB price increases

Producers in West and Central Africa are generally optimistic that the present stable market conditions will be maintained through the third quarter. The improving demand could deliver an opportunity for FOB prices increase especially for the favoured species such as okoume.

Okume sawnwood is currently in high demand in almost every market sector except Europe. A major okoume plywood manufacturer in Gabon has plans to increase production now that it has a more secure supply of peeler logs, an arrangement brokered by OLAM with Rougier.

As of mid June there was no news of how the Gabon government will address the sale of kevazingo logs and sawnwood. The kevazingo harvesting ban remains in place.

Register for unlimited access

We work hard to bring you the latest news in the world of international wood industry. The article you are currently reading is available only to registered users.

By registering you gain access to:

  • Thousands of quality articles
  • In-depth analyses of market trends
  • Exclusive market price insights
  • And much more!

All this for only 198 EURO/year!

(approximately $ 256.14, Paypal exchange rate)

Register now:

Checkout Options
Yearly subscription - 198 EUR/year
password strength indicator
Additional Info




We Accept PayPal
Billing Address

Keywords