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Sharp fall in EU imports of African sawnwood

The most notable trend in the supply of sawn hardwood to the EU in 2017 was the sharp fall in [...]

Fall in EU tropical imports driven mainly by supply-side issues

In practice, the recent decline in tropical imports into the EU is better seen as a region-wide phenomenon driven [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports fall to all-time low The EU imported 2.04 million cu.m of sawn [...]

French Court offers permission to Rougier to restructure African business

    French tropical wood specialist Rougier has gained court permission for restructuring measures after filing for insolvency [...]

EU tropical timber imports drop sharply in 2017

European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good underlying demand for hardwoods [...]

Upswing in EU timber consumption not benefitting tropical suppliers

Sawn hardwood distributors in Europe are reporting good levels of activity but this has yet to feed through into a [...]

EUTR deterring tropical suppliers say EU importers

Some EU importers maintain that the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has also played a part in an international hardwood trade [...]

EU tropical sawn timber imports fall 21%

In volume terms, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 670,500 cu.m in the first nine months of 2017 [...]

EU tropical imports sliding again

While there are clear signs that the EU economy is picking up EU trade in tropical timber continues to slide [...]

UK sawn hardwood market holds up well despite Brexit concerns

While imports of tropical sawn hardwood into the eurozone countries have failed to live up to expectations in 2017, having [...]