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Certified sustainable timber business model in Africa challenged by structural change

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Central/West Africa: Prospects improving logs & sawnwood FOB price increases

Producers in West and Central Africa are generally optimistic that the present stable market conditions will be maintained through the [...]

EU imports of tropical logs recover a little ground

After a downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground at the start of 2018. Imports [...]

First quarter decline in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawn wood decreased 6% to 166,100 MT in the first quarter of 2018. This was [...]

EU tropical timber imports flat-line in 2018

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical products, which began in 2016 and continued throughout last year, levelled off in [...]

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 [...]

EUTR not “effective, proportionate and dissuasive”, says ClientEarth

The potential value of FLEGT licensing is partly dependent on the extent to which EUTR is being implemented consistently across [...]

Expanded sales of EU tropical wooden furniture but market share drops

There was plenty of tropical wood furniture to be found at the first two big European furniture exhibitions of 2018 [...]