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EU tropical wood trade strong in the first quarter of 2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

China: Railway deliveries expected to sharply reduce timber imports through ports

How will the competition between railway transported timber and port timber affect the market structure in China? Some market participants [...]

Many sawmills in BC are expected to close in the next decade

British Columbia’s shrinking timber supply will attract approximately 12 sawmills to be closed in the next decade, following Tolko [...]

Leading Russian timber companies plan to increase exports to North America

Leading Russian timber companies plan to significantly increase exports of their unprocessed timber and pulp to Canada and the U [...]

EU tropical timber imports rising since mid-2018

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

Tropical wood loses market share in Germany

Insights into the reasons for Germany’s shift away imports of tropical wood, particularly direct imports, were provided by the [...]

EU and Vietnam ratify VPA on FLEGT

EU FLEGT informed that the EU and Vietnam had ratified a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance [...]

Swedish Setra confident that wood products trade with the UK will continue after Brexit

Wood products company Setra evaluated potential impacts of BREXIT on the company’s operations.    Olle Berg [...]

World’s tallest timber tower completed in Norway

The Mjøstårnet building in the Norwegian town of Brumunddal, which is historically engaged in wood processing, has been [...]

Sliding importance of the UK in the EU market for timber products

There are significant shifts on-going in destinations for EU imports of timber products. After emerging as by the largest [...]