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Japan boosts imports of softwood lumber from Europe

EU's softwood lumber exports to Japan increased by 14% during 2016, as compared to the previous year. The exports [...]

Recovery in EU tropical veneer imports continued during 2016

The upturn in EU imports of hardwood veneer which began in 2013 continued last year. The EU imported 542,000 [...]

Rise in EU tropical hardwood plywood imports concentrated in the UK

Last year’s increase in EU imports of tropical hardwood faced plywood manufactured in China was heavily concentrated in the [...]

EU plywood imports rise to near record levels

EU imports of plywood increased by 8% to 4.13 million cu.m in 2016, the second highest level ever [...]

Liberia and the EU signed the Voluntary Partnership Agreement

The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between Liberia and the European Union (EU) was signed on April 7, 2017, through the [...]

EU tropical sawn trade increasingly done through Belgium

On the demand side, the most notable trend in EU tropical sawn hardwood imports during 2016 was increasing concentration of [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports remain static in 2016

In 2016, EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood were 1.04 million m3, unchanged from the previous year. The value [...]

EU importers warned on Myanmar teak

First Sweden then Denmark and now the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have warned importers they could be in contravention [...]
April 4, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Rising dependence in EU on tropical sawnwood from Cameroon

The most notable trend in the supply of tropical sawn timber to the EU in 2016 was the rising dependence [...]

Reasons for declining hardwood consumption in Europe

The downward hardwood consumption trend is partly due to falling availability on the supply side – with hardwood harvesting levels constrained [...]