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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 [...]

European market for tropical wood slows again

Although overall economic conditions are improving in Europe, growth in key countries and sectors for the tropical hardwood sector is [...]

20,000 plus FLEGT licenses issued in Indonesia

Since the launch of the FLEGT Indonesia license scheme on November 15, 2016 Indonesia has issued 20,778 licenses for [...]

France: Oak and beech logs exports to China more than triple in Q1/2017

  During the first quarter of 2017, the hardwood logs exports from Europe to China tripled and reached a [...]

Flat-lining EU imports of wood furniture from the tropics

The EU imported wood furniture with total value of €459.1 million from tropical countries in the first three months [...]

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017

Surge in EU tropical plywood imports in 2017 Following a 15% rise during 2016, EU imports of tropical plywood increased [...]

European parquet market steadily improving

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent [...]