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Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

More Russian plywood on the EU market

Russian plywood deliveries to the EU totaled EUR 504 million in 2018, a 13% rise compared to the EUR 447 [...]

EU imports of tropical logs rise 11% in 2018

After a sharp downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered some lost ground in 2018 but were still [...]

The European Parliament votes on VPA with Vietnam

Members of the European Parliament will vote today, March 12 on a resolution to consent to the EU’s Voluntary [...]

Eastern Europen countries boost timber imports from outside the EU

While there was some increase in imports by a few western European countries in 2018, eastern EU countries recorded much [...]

Higher prices for Russian wood pellets exported to the European Union

The average price of Russian wood pellets sent to the European Union countries in 2018 has increased by almost 20 [...]

Lawsuit against the EU questions the inclusion of wood biomass as ‘renewable energy’

A group of plaintiffs from Estonia, France, Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, and the US are filing a lawsuit against the [...]

Sliding importance of the UK in the EU market for timber products

There are significant shifts on-going in destinations for EU imports of timber products. After emerging as by the largest [...]

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2018

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 19.44 billion euro in 2018, 5.1% more than [...]

Destabilising effect of Brexit on the EU plywood market

The destabilising effect of Brexit for the UK and Europe more widely is expected to grow as the deadline date [...]