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May 17, 2018
Protests in Europe against oak exports
One prized timber has been the object of protests on the Champs Élysées, a free trade legal challenge by the EU to the Ukraine and at a recent European conference in London. That commodity is European oak! The species must currently rank as one of the most sought after hardwoods. Alongside US white oak, it has become the European consumers’ timber of choice for furniture, flooring and joinery. In fact, demand is such that one of the EU’s fastest growing retailers, solid oak furniture specialists and now USA-based ‘Oak ...
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