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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 [...]

Trade impact of FLEGT licensing

Based on structured interviews with around 150 companies in the seven main EU markets for tropical timber products (Belgium, France [...]

Challenging market for wood furniture external suppliers to the EU

Prospects for non-EU wood furniture suppliers selling into the EU are mixed. All suppliers face an uphill struggle to [...]

Europe’s role in the global furniture trade

Despite recent deterioration in the EU’s balance of furniture trade, European manufacturers remain a major force in the international [...]

Sharp slowdown in EU wood furniture trade at the end of 2018

After a strong start to the year, the trade in wood furniture slowed sharply in the last quarter of 2018 [...]

EU furniture manufacturers losing export market share

European furniture manufacturers are also strongly motivated to maintain and increase share in their home markets as they are now [...]

North American wood pellets gain ground in EU

North American wood pellets exports to the European Union countries grew sharply in 2018, as UK's hunger for pellets [...]

Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

More Russian plywood on the EU market

Russian plywood deliveries to the EU totaled EUR 504 million in 2018, a 13% rise compared to the EUR 447 [...]