Keyword: EU

Belarus: Logs export ban pushes up softwood lumber shipments to the EU countries

The softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have increased during the first quarter of 2017, by [...]

10% decline in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawnwood decreased by 10% to 180,000 MT in the first quarter of 2017. After a [...]

Downward trend in EU imports of tropical logs

After a brief recovery in 2015 and stasis in 2016, the downward trend in EU imports of tropical logs resumed [...]

Vietnamese timber companies boosted by VPA-FLEGT

Vietnam will considerably export more wooden products to Europe and other markets once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on [...]

Slow-down in EU tropical timber imports

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical timber products registered in the second half of 2016 continued into the first [...]

UK imports of US wood pellets stagnate after years of growth

During the first quarter of 2017, the US wood pellets exports to the European Union countries increased by 8%, reaching [...]

Brexit – an opportunity for tropical country exporters of wooden furniture

Overall, it seems that the U.K.’s departure from the EU might provide some new opportunities for suppliers of [...]

Long-term implications of Brexit for EU wooden furniture market

Looking to the future, the UK’s decision to withdraw from the EU, an event scheduled to take place by [...]

Mounting competition in EU wooden furniture sector

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU is rising slowly but the signs are not very positive for external suppliers [...]

EU unable to assess China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production. A rough estimate using [...]