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Brexit – an opportunity for tropical country exporters of wooden furniture

Overall, it seems that the U.K.’s departure from the EU might provide some new opportunities for suppliers of [...]

Long-term implications of Brexit for EU wooden furniture market

Looking to the future, the UK’s decision to withdraw from the EU, an event scheduled to take place by [...]

Mounting competition in EU wooden furniture sector

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU is rising slowly but the signs are not very positive for external suppliers [...]

EU unable to assess China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production. A rough estimate using [...]

Renewables play more important role in the EU energy mix

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has recently published the report on ‘Renewable energy in Europe 2017: recent growth and knock [...]

EU okoumé plywood consumption falls 35%

The data gathered by the review investigation carried by the EC – which focuses on the years 2012 to 2015 shows [...]

EU review highlights fragility of okoumé plywood sector

The EU renewed anti-dumping duties on imports of okoumé plywood manufactured in China on 7th April.    [...]

Vietnam and the EU close FLEGT negotiations

On the 11th of May, Vietnam and the EU closed the negotiations regarding the voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest [...]

Forecast: Stability in European tropical wood trade in 2017

The European Timber Trade Federation's latest newsletter includes a commentary on the tropical hardwood trade in Europe by Armand [...]

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 [...]