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EU imports of tropical logs & sawnwood recover a little ground in the first half of 2018

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground in the first [...]

China’s sawnwood imports continue to rise this year; import prices as well

China’s sawnwood imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 8.28 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Subdued EU tropical timber imports in 2018

EU imports of tropical wood products have been subdued so far in 2018 with little sign yet of any rebound [...]

Chinese Q1/2018 imports of logs up 14% in volume and 25% in value

China’s log imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 14.38 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

EUTR’s impact on tropical wood imports

The obligation placed on importers by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) to gather data to demonstrate a negligible risk of [...]

UK softwood lumber imports drop sharply in H1/2018

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries seem to start being affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

Global exports of lumber to China enter a slower phase

The export of softwood lumber to China from leading exporting countries worldwide amounted to approximately 2.31 million m³ in [...]

China: Rising redwood market

The average growth in the value of retail sales of commodities in 2017 was 8.2% but sales of furniture [...]

European importers discouraged from importing Myanmar teak

Given continuing controversy in the EU over whether Myanmar teak can be traded in compliance with EUTR requirements, importers were [...]

EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]