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Overview of the EU wood door and window market

Eurostat PRODCOM data reveals that the total value of wood doors supplied to the EU increased by 5% to €7 [...]

EU imports of wood furniture on the road to recovery

After flat lining in 2016, the value of EU imports of wood furniture from non-EU countries increased 7% to [...]

New investigation accuses EU sawmills of importing illegally logged wood from Ukraine

An investigation released by Earthsight revealed results of the organization’s two years work called Complicit in Corruption. According to [...]

European construction industry loses momentum

The construction industry in Europe is losing some momentum. The rise is expected to increase by 2.7% this year [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

Swedish softwood lumber deliveries to China and Japan drop considerably in Jan.-Apr. 2018

The Swedish sawmills exported 3.2 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the Jan.-Apr. of 2018, 3 [...]

EU aims to achieve a 32% share for renewable energy by 2030

On 27 June 2018, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement reached by the Bulgarian Presidency on the revision of the [...]

EU plywood imports negatively impacted by supply constraints

Analysis of latest trade figures for plywood supply to the EU tally with importers’ comments. Total EU plywood imports have [...]

Cautious optimism about future EU plywood demand

Looking to the future, despite recent supply issues and price hikes, EU importers say that they remain cautiously optimistic to [...]

The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reach political agreement on renewable energy

Negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached an ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy [...]