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Tropical and Chinese suppliers claw back EU furniture market share

European furniture manufacturers have been taking larger share of the internal EU market in recent years, gradually squeezing out overseas [...]

Tropical sawn wood imports decline in nearly all EU countries

EU imports of tropical sawnwood in the first six months of 2017 were 348,600 metric tonnes (MT), 19% less [...]

EU furniture industry could boost revenues from cutting waste

Improved refurbishment and remanufacture of discarded furniture can trigger up to 157,000 new jobs and save about 6 million [...]

EU imports more tropical plywood, mainly from China

Plywood is one of the few sectors of the EU market where tropical products have been performing reasonably well, although [...]

EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]

Overview of the European parquet market in H1/2017: moderate growth on rising economy

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 1 September 2017 and discussed amongst [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop by 8% in H1/2017

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products [...]

Improving Euro zone economies not lifting tropical imports

The decline in tropical wood imports into eurozone countries is surprising given evidence of improving economic conditions in the region [...]

Slowing pace of EU tropical timber imports during first half

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the first quarter of 2017 continued into the second [...]

EU considers future of illegal logging and deforestation policy

During June 2017, two large conferences in Europe addressed policy issues in relation to deforestation and illegal logging. The conferences [...]