The reasons for declining consumption of tropical timbers in Europe are now well understood. The logistical problems of supplying consistent commercial timber volumes from Africa into the European market are compounded by strong EU trends to favour engineered timber products which in turn require just-intime delivery of wood in standardised grades and dimensions which tropical suppliers are not well placed to provide.
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August 21, 2018
Reasons for declining European tropical wood consumption
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