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African wood trade disrupted by shipping problems

African producers have indicated that the anticipated rise in demand following the western hemisphere holiday period has not yet materalised [...]

Demand for African tropical timber recovering but prices easing

As businesses in importing countries adapt to working with the coronavirus risk trade has started to revive and some FOB [...]

Expanding opportunities for lesser used certified hardwoods in Europe

Responding to the overall decline in availability of the commercially most popular tropical species, particularly if certified, and the objective [...]

Plans to build Africa’s largest wood pellet export facility underway

Hive Energy, iLive Sustainable Development, and Partners for Innovation have partnered to establish Coega Biomass Centre – Africa’s largest wood [...]

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 [...]