Keyword: Cameroon

Netherlands: Sawmilling company Wijma ceases activities in Southwest-Cameroon

Due to the intensified conflict between opposing parties and security forces in Cameroon’s North and Southwest provinces, Dutch wood [...]

Cameroonian government commission to investigate Douala port operations

The Cameroon government has appointed a new Commission to investigate the failed operations at Douala Port.     [...]

Rougier Group might sell its Cameroon business due to current difficult situation

During a board meeting held on February 13, 2018, the Rougier group appointed a new managing director in the person [...]

Cameroon raises log export duties

A considerable surge in log prices has been recently noticed in Central/West Africa. This is the result of producers [...]

Rising dependence in EU on tropical sawnwood from Cameroon

The most notable trend in the supply of tropical sawn timber to the EU in 2016 was the rising dependence [...]

Cameroon confirms the 20% tax on exports of logs

Cameroon has confirmed the log export tax will be increased to 20% and has signalled it will further tighten checks [...]
March 6, 2017 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

Rumours of 20% log export tax in Cameroon

Rumours have surfaced again on a likely 20% export tax on log exports in Cameroon. This could have implications for [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe

Cameroon plans to increase export lumber tax from early 2017

The lumber export tax from Cameroon might increase to 20% from early 2017, if the Parliament adopts the proposal made [...]

US sawnwood imports from Africa declined in July

During July 2016, there were lower US sawnwood imports from Africa, compared to the same period of 2015. The volume [...]

UK sanctions traders of Cameroonian timber under EUTR

The UK Authorities charged with enforcing the EU timber regulations (EUTR), have taken action against 14 UK importers sourcing timber [...]
June 30, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Africa / Europe / Global