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EU tropical plywood imports static in 2015

The EU imported 367,000 m3 of tropical plywood in the first 11 month of 2015, the same as in [...]

EC launches anti-dumping investigation on China’s okoumé plywood

The European Panel Federation has lodged a complaint to the European Union on the 22nd of October 2015, asking for [...]
February 16, 2016 Daily News / Wood-based panels / China / Europe / Global

EU imports of tropical veneers rise in 2015

EU imports of increased by 7% to 257,700m3 in the first 11 months of 2015, with growth driven primarily [...]

European tropical logs imports rising firmly in 2015

European imports of tropical logs gained ground in the first eleven months of last year, rising 14% to 158,954 [...]

Calls for wood biomass to be removed from EU Renewable Energy Directive

More than 110 environmental groups across the globe have signed a declaration demanding that bioenergy be excluded from the EU [...]
February 12, 2016 Daily News / Wood pellets / Europe / Global / North America

EU illegal timber policy seems to be ineffective

EU’s timber regulation (EUTR) hasn’t been effective in preventing the illegal timber trade, according to the Guardian. Even [...]
February 11, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Africa / Europe / South America

Scottish BSW Timber increases profits despite shaky markets

BSW Timber, the Scottish sawmill business based at Earlston in the Borders, defeated the effect of the log prices increase [...]

Vietnam’s wood exports expected to rise in 2016

Vietnam gained $7.1 billion from exports of wooden and forestry products in 2015, increasing the sales by 8% compared [...]

EU-Indonesia: No progress on timber licensing

Indonesia is at risk of missing the opportunity to become the first country in the world to achieve full implementation [...]

EU reviews VPA progress on legal timber imports with Liberia

Representatives of Liberia and the EU have met to review progress towards implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which [...]
January 25, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Africa / Europe / Global