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EU wood products exports at record level; imports continue recovery in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

Brexit to significantly impact EU timber trade balance

Looking to the future, the EU trade data highlights the extent to which Brexit will impact on the EU trade [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop sharply in 2017

European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good underlying demand for hardwoods [...]

Upswing in EU timber consumption not benefitting tropical suppliers

Sawn hardwood distributors in Europe are reporting good levels of activity but this has yet to feed through into a [...]

Particularly good EU demand for sapele

Looking at individual species and products, importers in several EU countries, report particularly good demand for sapele in 2017, with [...]

EUTR deterring tropical suppliers say EU importers

Some EU importers maintain that the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has also played a part in an international hardwood trade [...]

Belarus plans to organize 3 wood pellet joint ventures with companies in the EU

Belarus wants to organize three joint ventures with European companies, as to manufacture wood pellets together.     [...]

UK softwood lumber imports from Europe not yet impacted by Brexit

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries haven't been yet affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

EU wood furniture surplus narrows as imports rise

The EU has maintained a trade surplus in wood furniture since 2011 when exports to non-EU countries overtook imports [...]

EU tropical sawn timber imports fall 21%

In volume terms, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 670,500 cu.m in the first nine months of 2017 [...]