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Congo basin member states to ban timber exports

In a bid to stimulate the production of timber to the GDP of Central African States, members countries of the [...]

UK market for African hardwoods “recovering well” after lockdown

The UK market for sawn hardwood has been recovering well following easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures from June onwards [...]

African tropical timber: Asian buyers slowly returning; prices for EU market up

It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning. The current emphasis is [...]

West African tropical timber exports driven down by pandemic

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has adversely affected West Africa’s export markets, imports, foreign investment, tourism and remittances [...]

Demand for African tropical timber weakens in Europe

The impact of pandemic control measures have hit West African timber producers across the region hard, coming as it has [...]

Global demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]

Impact of pandemic on African tropical timber market: survey, analysis and price info

Almost all African countries are reporting cases of the coronavirus and as the number of cases continues to grow more [...]

Dieffenbacher delivers wood-based panel plants to North Africa

   In El Tarf, Algeria, assembly is underway on the first continuous wood-based panel plant in North Africa [...]

Investigation of padauk shipment from Congo to EU impacts prices

In early July Belgian Customs blocked the release of a shipment of padouk sawnwood dispatched from Gabon. The Belgian authorities [...]

Africa a growth market for furniture

Several African countries have good potential to develop their furniture industry, both for expanding internal consumption and for export markets [...]