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Rise in US tropical sawnwood imports

US imports of sawn hardwood recovered in February following the steep but brief decline in the previous months. Temperate and [...]

EU: Tropical wood imports recover in France and Benelux countries

The rise in EU tropical sawn hardwood imports was owing to recovery of demand in the three largest importing markets [...]

Main tropical producer countries extend their market dominance in EU

Cameroon, Malaysia, and Brazil, Europe’s top three suppliers of sawn tropical hardwood, each recorded significant growth in deliveries to [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports up 9% in 2015

In 2015, EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood were 1.05 million cu.m, 9% more than previous year. The [...]

China tropical sawnwood imports up 15%; purchase prices fall

Chinese tropical sawnwood imports in 2015 totalled 4.77 million cubic metres, accounting for 18% of the national total and [...]

Lower US sawn hardwood imports at start of 2016

US imports of all sawn hardwood fell one third from December 2015 to January 2016. 53,221 cu.m. of [...]

China: Tropical log imports down 10%; average import prices drop 25%

Chinese tropical log imports in 2015 totalled 8.9 million cubic metres accounting for 20% of the national total and [...]

US imports of tropical sawnwood on an upward trend in 2015

The volume of sawn tropical hardwood imports increased 9% in 2015 to 263,022 cu.m. valued at US$289 [...]

Norway prepares for EUTR equivalent enforcement

Norway is making progress in implementing an EUTR equivalent. A Norwegian importer was quoted saying that Norwegian companies were informed [...]
March 2, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Contrasting 2015 tropical plywood market trends between EU member states

EU markets for tropical hardwood plywood showed contrasting trends in 2015. The relatively large UK market was flat and the [...]