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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 [...]

EU sawn tropical hardwood imports continue to slide

The latest trade data shows that EU imports of sawn tropical hardwood have continued to slide this year, despite on [...]

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition calls for greater focus on marketing and promotion

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) conference held in Aarhus, Denmark, in September highlighted that work by European governments, trade [...]

ATIBT launches tropical timber branding initiative

A new tropical timber branding initiative is being launched by the ATIBT (International Tropical Timber Technical Association) focused on encouraging [...]

LCA provides foundation for new tropical wood promotion campaign

According to the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF), a 12-strong group of Netherlands Timber Trade Association (NTTA) members is [...]
October 26, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

US tropical sawnwood now account for 30% of total sawn hardwood imports

US imports of temperate and tropical sawn hardwood grew slightly in August to 72,278 cu.m., but the value [...]

Tropical sawn wood imports decline in nearly all EU countries

EU imports of tropical sawnwood in the first six months of 2017 were 348,600 metric tonnes (MT), 19% less [...]

EU imports more tropical plywood, mainly from China

Plywood is one of the few sectors of the EU market where tropical products have been performing reasonably well, although [...]

EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]