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Falling EU imports of mixed hardwood plywood from China

After rising strongly in 2016, EU imports of hardwood plywood have been slowing this year. The decline in imports has [...]

UK: Currency devaluation and Brexit likely to negatively impact softwood imports in 2018

A slowdown in the softwood imports in the UK is forecast for 2018. Growth is expected to slump to just [...]

UK: Pressure mounts for imports of certified timber

The pressure on UK importers to purchase only certified material is mounting. Many of the UK’s largest timber distributors [...]

UK sawn hardwood market holds up well despite Brexit concerns

While imports of tropical sawn hardwood into the eurozone countries have failed to live up to expectations in 2017, having [...]

China: First half 2017 softwood log imports overview

In the first half of 2017 China’s softwood log imports were 17.51 million cubic metres.     [...]

US wooden furniture imports down except office furniture

US wooden furniture imports were worth US$1.57 billion in August, down 3% from July. Year-to-date imports [...]

EU sawn tropical hardwood imports continue to slide

The latest trade data shows that EU imports of sawn tropical hardwood have continued to slide this year, despite on [...]

US plywood imports from China bottom out

US hardwood plywood imports fell 19% in August to 168,059 cu.m., but year-to-date imports were unchanged [...]

Overview of China’s timber trade in the first half of the year

China's total volume of imported roundwood rose 7.9 per cent, to 25.8 Mn cbm, worth US$4 [...]

US tropical sawnwood now account for 30% of total sawn hardwood imports

US imports of temperate and tropical sawn hardwood grew slightly in August to 72,278 cu.m., but the value [...]