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Challenges, but some cautious optimism in UK hardwood market

Insights into the status of the UK sawn hardwood market came from a webinar organised by the London Hardwood Club [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rise 5% in 2019 

EU imports of tropical sawnwood increased 5% to 753,000 tonnes in 2019 while import value declined slightly, by 0 [...]

Pace of growth in EU tropical timber imports slows in the third quarter

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first nine of months of 2019 than [...]

Netherlands’ rising influence in EU tropical timber trade

The Netherlands has traditionally played an important role as a driver of tropical timber demand in the EU.    [...]

Rise in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half of 2019 compared to [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in the first half of 2019

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

EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood up 14%

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]

Brazilian wood products exports up 29% in May

In May 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 29% in value compared to May [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

Europe’s “zero deforestation” policies: an opportunity for tropical timber?

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]