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Border checks on UK wood imports from EU will disrupt just-in-time trade

Until the end of this year, trucks can just roll into the UK from the European continent with no checks [...]

UK-EU timber products trade subject to due diligence

From 1st January, the EUTR will be replaced in the UK by the UK Timber Regulation (UKTR). The scope of [...]

Implications of UK post-Brexit Tariff Schedule on wood products

From 1st January the UK will implement a new “Global Tariff” regime which closely mirrors the existing EU tariff regime [...]

Major implications for timber trade as Brexit endgame nears

The long drawn-out process of the UK breaking ties with the EU, which started with the referendum of July [...]

Ukraine wood export ban found illegal in EU independent panel ruling

The final ruling of a dispute settlement panel set up under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement found that the Ukrainian [...]

Challenges for the EU wood market as many countries go back into lockdown

   It remains to be seen whether the recovery in EU wood market will be sustained as there are [...]

EU27 tropical timber imports stronger than expected so far in 2020 

   Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US [...]

EU Parliament launches forest strategy

On October 7th, the EU Parliament launched the EU Forest Strategy from 2021 in a non-legislative resolution and thus [...]

Steady recovery in European plywood deliveries from China

In terms of plywood supply to Europe the major concern early on in the pandemic was China.     [...]

EU plywood trade cautious, but recovery faster than expected

It’s still too early to say for sure, but it’s variously estimated by European plywood importers and distributors [...]