Keyword: wood trade

Vietnam’s wood trade under pressure due to logging, Ukraine war

Reputational risks are piling up for a Vietnamese lumber industry already beset by a falloff in demand from the heights [...]

Latvia’s timber industry heavily impacted by trade suspension with Russian and Belarus

Sanctions of the European Union (EU) and other countries against Russia and Belarus will also affect the Latvian timber industry [...]

Finland: 2021 was an unusually busy year in the wood markets – both volumes and prices peaked

In 2021, industrial roundwood trade in Finland increased by a little more than a quarter from the previous year. Log [...]

Deforestation-risk countries’ ban to have far-reaching effects for EU wood trade

On 17 November 2021, the European Commission announced a Proposal for a new Regulation to reduce global deforestation and forest [...]

EU might sanction wood trade with Belarus

EU member states want to quickly introduce economic sanctions against Belarus for arrest of journalist Roman Protasevitsj. He was on [...]

Over 1.4 million logs where illegally traded from Nigeria to China, EIA says

Over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth US$300 million, were illegally transported into China. According to [...]

Ligna 2017 hosted 93,000 attendees

Ligna has reported 93,000 attendees from over 100 countries for the world's largest trade fair for woodworking and [...]

New WTO measures might affect China’s wood trade with the US, Malaysia, Mexico and South Korea

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Secretariat has released bulletins which will affect trade with the United States, Malaysia, Mexico, South [...]

Legality verification and certification in EU wood supply

Just how much of the wood traded internationally derives from legal and sustainable sources is a question frequently asked by [...]