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Slowing pace of EU tropical timber imports during first half

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the first quarter of 2017 continued into the second [...]

EU considers future of illegal logging and deforestation policy

During June 2017, two large conferences in Europe addressed policy issues in relation to deforestation and illegal logging. The conferences [...]

European market for tropical wood slows again

Although overall economic conditions are improving in Europe, growth in key countries and sectors for the tropical hardwood sector is [...]

20,000 plus FLEGT licenses issued in Indonesia

Since the launch of the FLEGT Indonesia license scheme on November 15, 2016 Indonesia has issued 20,778 licenses for [...]

France: Oak and beech logs exports to China more than triple in Q1/2017

  During the first quarter of 2017, the hardwood logs exports from Europe to China tripled and reached a [...]

Flat-lining EU imports of wood furniture from the tropics

The EU imported wood furniture with total value of €459.1 million from tropical countries in the first three months [...]

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017 Following a 15% rise during 2016, EU imports of tropical plywood increased [...]

European parquet market steadily improving

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent [...]

Belarus: Logs export ban pushes up softwood lumber shipments to the EU countries

The softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have increased during the first quarter of 2017, by [...]

10% decline in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawnwood decreased by 10% to 180,000 MT in the first quarter of 2017. After a [...]