Keyword: EU

EU: Tropical wood imports recover in France and Benelux countries

The rise in EU tropical sawn hardwood imports was owing to recovery of demand in the three largest importing markets [...]

Main tropical producer countries extend their market dominance in EU

Cameroon, Malaysia, and Brazil, Europe’s top three suppliers of sawn tropical hardwood, each recorded significant growth in deliveries to [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports up 9% in 2015

In 2015, EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood were 1.05 million cu.m, 9% more than previous year. The [...]

UK: Forestry industry divided on Brexit referendum

Confor has recently published a survey regarding the key issues that the forestry sector in the UK needs to consider [...]

EIA urges Indonesia to support ‘legal timber’ system

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, the President of Indonesia met today with UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, during a business-focus tour [...]

US, still the largest sawn hardwood supplier to the EU

The US remained the single largest external supplier of sawn hardwood into the EU in 2015, but deliveries fell by [...]

Vietnam and EU agree on timber export regulations

Vietnam and the European Union have agreed that the Timber Legality Assurance System of Vietnam (VNTLAS) will be applied for [...]

EUTR enforcement starts to bite hard

An area of uncertainty for importers of wood products into the EU is the status of EUTR enforcement.   [...]

Improving demand for wood furniture throughout the EU

Of the EU member states, the UK remains by far the largest single importer of wood furniture from outside the [...]

Rising E.U. exports of softwood lumber to U.S. in 2015

The U.S. has significantly increased its imports of European softwood lumber in 2015. The volume was up by 67 [...]