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Scandinavian sawmills exported more than 1 mil. m3 of softwood lumber to China in 2015

Despite China's overall negative economic context in 2015, and the slowdown in the Chinese housing market, the European sawmills [...]

Rising EU imports of lower value Eastern European hardwood

A key trend in the EU sawn hardwood trade in recent years has been increased dependence on imports of lower [...]

FLEGT licensing in Ghana and Indonesia close to operational

In May, the European Commission (EC) published a comprehensive independent evaluation of theEU FLEGT Action Plan. The Plan encompasses the [...]

EC reviews impact of VPAs and EUTR

In May, the European Commission (EC) published a comprehensive independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. The Plan encompasses [...]

Indonesian timber to get free EU access by the end of the year

The first licensed Indonesian timber shipments to the EU will happen at the end of 2016, even if the country [...]

Tropical plywood share falls to all time low in EU

Latest EU import data shows that tropical plywood has continued to lose share in the EU plywood market over the [...]

US, EU and Australia step up efforts to enforce laws to fight illegal timber trade

Australia, the United States and the European Union governments are making huge efforts in enforce laws as to stop the [...]

European Union and FAO unite to fight illegal logging

The European Union (EU) and FAO have agreed to step up joint efforts to support tropical timber producing countries in [...]

Indonesia: SVLK implementation may boost timber exports to EU by 10%

Once with the full implementation of the timber legality verification system (SVLK), the Indonesian government seeks to increase the exports [...]

EU’s illegal timber policy works, says FERN

NGO Fern released a report on the benefits of bringing many tropical forested countries into the European Commission’s FLEGT [...]
May 9, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global