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EU tropical timber trade weakened before COVID lockdown

Having reached the highest level in more than a decade in October 2019, EU27+UK trade in tropical wood and [...]

Call for FLEGT measures to be extended and deepened

While there was broad support for the FLEGT process and the EUTR, there was also a call for the FLEGT [...]

EU organisations reaffirm their support for FLEGT and EUTR

Feedback received by the EC on their “fitness check” of the FLEGT and EUTR regulations indicates a high degree of [...]

Forest is a clear candidate for an EU economic stimulus program

In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted by the European Recovery [...]

“Wood would become more important for the EU construction sector in the future”, says Commissioner Timmermans

“WOOD WOULD BECOME MORE IMPORTANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN THE FUTURE” .    This was stated by [...]

80% of EU and US timber importers from Vietnam canceled their orders

As much as 80 per cent of timber buyers from the U.S. and EU have delayed or cancelled their [...]

EU furniture sector particularly hard hit by pandemic

It is far too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on EU furniture imports this year, but [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rise 5% in 2019 

EU imports of tropical sawnwood increased 5% to 753,000 tonnes in 2019 while import value declined slightly, by 0 [...]

Second consecutive year of growth in EU tropical timber imports 

Despite a downturn in the last six months of 2019, EU imports of tropical wood products last year were greater [...]

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2019

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2019 The total value of EU28 imports of wood products was 20.51 [...]