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Keyword: tropical timber

Coronavirus: Current status of activity in the tropical timber market

As the coronavirus pandemic is expanding in many countries of the world, the tropical timber market has started to feel [...]

Second consecutive year of growth in EU tropical timber imports 

Despite a downturn in the last six months of 2019, EU imports of tropical wood products last year were greater [...]

STTC Conference considers links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from the synergies between the [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]

EC reports steady progress in EUTR implementation

On 5th October, the European Commission (EC) formally adopted the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Report 2017, the second biennial report [...]

EUTR’s impact on tropical wood imports

The obligation placed on importers by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) to gather data to demonstrate a negligible risk of [...]

Efforts in Europe to increase use of lesser-known timber species

Efforts to increase uptake of lesser-known species have come not just from the industry, but also from NGOs and [...]

Realising tropical timber’s marine use potential

Tropical hardwood’s long-held status as the prime material for European fresh and seawater marine applications has been increasingly [...]

European African timber operations transferred to Asian companies

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

Gabon has the potential to become a world leader in certified tropical timber production

Gabon has developed an industrial strategy aimed at managing timber stocks sustainedly, as the country further plans to become a [...]
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