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Riga will be the host for the 66th International Softwood Conference

The 66th International Softwood Conference will be held on 10-12 October 2018 in the largest city in the Baltics [...]

Impact of EUTR on EU trade in tropical timber products

A key question for the long-term future of the EU trade in tropical timber products is the impact of [...]

China: Expanding national forest reserves to fuel massive rise in timber imports

According to the State Forestry and Grassland Administration plans have been prepared for an expansion through planting and rehabilitation of [...]

Timber industry in the UK faces “£1 Billion Pound Brexit Bill” if it walks out from EU Customs Union

The UK timber industry faces a potential “£1 Billion Pound Brexit Bill” if Britain leaves the EU Customs Union causing [...]

Russia to impose restrictions on veneer logs exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia decided to impose temporary restrictions on the export of veneer logs for [...]

UK imports of timber and panel went up by 10.8% during 2017

The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The stats show that volumes of imported [...]

UK: Concern at shortage of timber for pallets

UK's Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of a shortage of smaller logs required by the pallet [...]

Mozambique to further extend restriction on logging and timber exports

The Mozambican Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development has completely banned the exploitation of three species of hardwoods, and [...]
April 12, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

Africa: Congestion at Douala Port frustrates timber shippers

Exporters continue to be frustrated over the congestion at Douala Port. Reports suggest up to 60,000 cu.m of [...]

Latvian exports of forestry products up by 8.3% during January

In January 2018, Latvia exported EUR 189.658 million worth of forestry products, up 8.3 percent against the same [...]