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EU plans to plant 3 billion trees

As part of a new strategy to protect nature in the European Union, three billion new trees will be planted [...]

EU Commission presents its Fit for 55 climate package, European forest industry reacts

The European Commission presented the Fit for 55 plan on Wednesday, July 14. 13 legislative proposals are intended to help [...]

Leaked EU plan to green its timber industry sparks opposition

A European Union strategy to boost forest protection has turned a simmering scientific debate into a full-blown firestorm, pitting [...]

UK timber imports from the EU at record levels despite Brexit

An impact of the UK’s departure from the EU single market and customs union on 1st January this year [...]

Brussels aims to tighten rules on burning wood pellets, leaked document reveals

Brussels wants to tighten rules to prevent some forms of wood-burning energy from counting towards the EU’s green [...]

EU tropical wood product imports close to decade high in March

EU27 tropical wood product imports close to decade high in March EU27 import value of tropical wood and wood furniture [...]

EU might sanction wood trade with Belarus

EU member states want to quickly introduce economic sanctions against Belarus for arrest of journalist Roman Protasevitsj. He was on [...]

European Commission sets provisional anti-dumping duties on Russian birch plywood

Back in October 2020, The European Union launched an anti-dumping procedure for the import of birch plywood from Russia [...]

EU wood product exporters struggle to respond to UK due diligence requests

One measure already enforced in the UK is the UK Timber Regulation which imposes legality due diligence requirements on all [...]

2020 EU imports of energy wood fall for the first time in 20 years

After nearly 20 years of almost continuous growth, the value of energy wood imported to the EU and the UK [...]