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Phytosanitary controls extended to UK wood product imports from EU countries

A significant impact of the UK’s exit from the EU single market on 1st January is the requirement for [...]

Border checks on UK wood imports from EU will disrupt just-in-time trade

Until the end of this year, trucks can just roll into the UK from the European continent with no checks [...]

UK-EU timber products trade subject to due diligence

From 1st January, the EUTR will be replaced in the UK by the UK Timber Regulation (UKTR). The scope of [...]

Implications of UK post-Brexit Tariff Schedule on wood products

From 1st January the UK will implement a new “Global Tariff” regime which closely mirrors the existing EU tariff regime [...]

Major implications for timber trade as Brexit endgame nears

The long drawn-out process of the UK breaking ties with the EU, which started with the referendum of July [...]

UK: Timber industry warns of continuing shortages

Timber suppliers are warning that shortages are set to continue until next summer and possibly beyond.  Timber users [...]

UK Timber Regulation to replace EUTR starting 2021

   The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) draws its members' attention to the fact that on January 1, 2021, the [...]

UK urges timber traders to prepare for changes effective at the end of 2020

Businesses trading timber between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI) are being urged by the UK Government to take [...]

UK’s timber products imports show strong market recovery

UK's timber and panel import volumes are ‘back on track’ for 2020 following a sharp rise in July, according [...]

UK market for African hardwoods “recovering well” after lockdown

The UK market for sawn hardwood has been recovering well following easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures from June onwards [...]