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EU plywood imports negatively impacted by supply constraints

Analysis of latest trade figures for plywood supply to the EU tally with importers’ comments. Total EU plywood imports have [...]

Cautious optimism about future EU plywood demand

Looking to the future, despite recent supply issues and price hikes, EU importers say that they remain cautiously optimistic to [...]

The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reach political agreement on renewable energy

Negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached an ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy [...]

Solid EU plywood demand, rising import prices

Against this background, European plywood importers variously describe demand ranging from ‘stable and sound’ and ‘at a good level’, to [...]

Firming demand for plywood in EU but sales suffer from supply problems and price rises

The European plywood market faces a combination of buoyant demand, mounting competition for product from other leading consumer countries plus [...]

New wood drying technique could reduce transportation costs for biomass

A new steam drying technique for wood developed through the EU-funded SteamBio project could significantly reduce transportation costs for [...]

EU imports of tropical logs recover a little ground

After a downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground at the start of 2018. Imports [...]

First quarter decline in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawn wood decreased 6% to 166,100 MT in the first quarter of 2018. This was [...]

EU tropical timber imports flat-line in 2018

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical products, which began in 2016 and continued throughout last year, levelled off in [...]

EU hardwood log export hike continues

EU hardwood log export hike continues In 2017, total EU hardwood log exports were 2.8 million tonnes, up 15 [...]