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France now dominates China’s oak log imports

Because of firm demand for oak flooring and furniture oak imports have been increasing and exceeded 1 million cubic metres [...]

EU tropical wood product imports benefit from curtailment supplies from Russia and Belarus

In the first four months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wood furniture totalled [...]

UK’s demand for softwood likely to slow in Q3 and Q4

Steady demand and increasing operational costs ensured that timber prices and import volumes in UK remained firm in April 2022 [...]

European buyers showing more interest in African timbers

Producers in the Central/West African region are reporting firm demand for padouk, okoume, ovangkol and even gheombi, a timber [...]

Rebound in China’s log imports expected from August

Generally, in June there is a supply and demand imbalance in China as the seasonal demand drops during the Chinese [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wooden furniture was [...]

Could Russia and China increase log and softwood lumber trade?

Before the onset of the global financial crisis , Russia was China’s primary softwood log supplier. The Russian industry has [...]