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EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low The EU imported 2.04 million cu.m of sawn [...]

EU plywood imports decreased by 7% during 2017

The total EU plywood imports in 2017 were down by 7%, to 2.159 million metric tonnes (MT). The decrease [...]

EU associations push for higher plywood quality standards

Timber trade associations in two leading EU importing countries have recently been pushing forward plywood quality, performance and legality initiatives [...]

EU plywood prices on the rise, due to increased demand and limited supply

Plywood prices are rising sharply in the EU on the back of buoyant demand across the region and supply issues [...]

Overview of EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

EU wood products exports at record level; imports continue recovery in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

Brexit to significantly impact EU timber trade balance

Looking to the future, the EU trade data highlights the extent to which Brexit will impact on the EU trade [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop sharply in 2017

European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good underlying demand for hardwoods [...]

Upswing in EU timber consumption not benefitting tropical suppliers

Sawn hardwood distributors in Europe are reporting good levels of activity but this has yet to feed through into a [...]

Particularly good EU demand for sapele

Looking at individual species and products, importers in several EU countries, report particularly good demand for sapele in 2017, with [...]