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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 [...]

Sarawak will no longer issue new timber licences

The Sarawak government will stop issuing new timber licences, due to the fact that vast tracts of forests had already [...]

Recent developments of the Chinese timber market

1. China’s first high-rise wood framework building  A ceremony was held recently to launch the China [...]

CatchMark Timber completes acquisition of 1.1 million acres timberland in East Texas

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. completes acquisition of 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands for approximately $1.39 [...]

EUTR having a significant impact on purchasing decision

Much timber trade policy discussion in the EU now focuses heavily on developments in the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) which [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

Russia expanding its timber partnership in Asia at Sylva Wood trade show in Shanghai

The International Wood Products SYLVA WOOD 2018 exhibition has finished. The event was held in Shanghai from June 25 to [...]

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood and increasing capacity, including in wood-based construction, after a robust performance [...]

French timber trade benefits from rising construction trend

In France, the importers association Le Commerce du Bois reports that trade was buoyed by 2%-plus GDP growth last [...]

British companies interested in buying timber from Belarus

British companies are interested in buying Belarusian timber via commodity exchange. The possibility was discussed as a delegation of British [...]