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Central/West Africa: Logs & sawnwood prices continue to stand firm

Across the Central/West African region producers report no major change in overall international market sentiment since the end of [...]

European tropical wood imports impacted by supply issues

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

Central/West Africa: Downward pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

European African timber operations transferred to Asian companies

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

Reasons for declining European tropical wood consumption

The reasons for declining consumption of tropical timbers in Europe are now well understood. The logistical problems of supplying consistent [...]

Certified sustainable timber business model in Africa challenged by structural change

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

Rougier to sell its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic

The Rougier Group sells its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic.     [...]

West and Central African producers ready to move on logs & sawnwood prices as demand firms

Producers in West and Central Africa report that demand is very firm and while prices are stable, sentiment is for [...]

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 [...]

Central/West Africa: Steady demand will translate into better logs & sawnwood prices

Producers in Central and West Africa announced that the stable market situation reported last month is being maintained and they [...]