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Vietnam’s wood products to expand on the EU market due to free trade deal

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost [...]

EU softwood logs exports to China double this year

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during the first quarter of the year, due [...]

Recovery in EU softwood lumber deliveries to China, as Germany compensates sharp drop in Nordic exports

  After a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the [...]

EU asks for arbitration with Ukraine on wood export ban

The EU requested the establishment of an arbitration panel under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Ukraine’s export ban [...]

European log supply and lumber quality affected by bark beetle outbreaks and wildfires

On 18 June 2019, EOS, together with its Member, Fachverband der Holzindustrie Österreichs, hosted the EOS General Assembly and [...]

Europe’s “zero deforestation” policies: an opportunity for tropical timber?

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

European softwood lumber to the USA nearly double in Q1/2019

        European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in the [...]

EU tropical wood trade strong in the first quarter of 2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

EU tropical timber imports rising since mid-2018

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

EU and Vietnam ratify VPA on FLEGT

EU FLEGT informed that the EU and Vietnam had ratified a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance [...]