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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

EU: Solid biofuel market expects big growth by 2020

Current indices show that the amount of consumption of wood pellets and briquettes might grow approximately one and a half [...]

Weak economic growth continues to impact the European wood market

Over the last 5 years, the words “flat”, “stagnant” and “slow” have frequently been used in relation to the European [...]

EU and Ukraine sign Free Trade Agreement

The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) will be applied by the European Union and Ukraine starting January 2016 [...]

Dropping European tropical plywood imports

The EU imported 302,828cu.m of tropical plywood in the first nine months of 2015, 2% less than the [...]

EU: Overview of tropical wood flooring imports

Total EU imports of wood flooring from tropical countries were practically unchanged (+1% to 3.327 million sq.m) in [...]

EU imports of tropical hardwood plywood up 19%

EU imports of tropical hardwood plywood were 105,201 cu.m in the first quarter of 2015, 19% more than [...]

Wood flooring consumption weakens in Europe

While total EU wood flooring imports increased in 2014, the European Wood Flooring Federation (FEP) reports that consumption probably declined [...]

Exports of increasing importance for EU furniture manufacturers

While external trade forms only a small part of the EU furniture sector, it is becoming much more relevant to [...]

Trade in EU wood furniture rises in 2014

The sharp rise in the EU trade surplus in wooden furniture between 2010 and 2013 came to a halt last [...]