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Timber exports from Ghana dropping sharply this year

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months.   [...]

The Czech Republic bans pine and spruce logs harvesting

On September 14th, 2017, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture has banned the harvesting of spruce and pine which doesn't [...]
September 19, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Wood Products / Europe / Global

China: Log imports up 8% in the first half of year

Log imports up 8% in the first half of year China’s log imports in the first half of 2017 [...]

Finnish sawmills: All eyes on the Chinese market

Finland now ranks among the top five global exporters of softwood lumber. The Finnish Sawmills Industries association forecasts that production [...]

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 [...]

Sweden: Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs drop by 21%

Swedish softwood sawlogs stock volumes are estimated at about 2.1 million m3 in the Q2 of 2017. This represents [...]

Finnish sawn timber production forecast to rise by 1 mil. m3 in 2017 on booming Chinese demand

Finland’s sawn timber production is projected to reach 12.4 million m3 in 2017 (compared to 11.4 million [...]

Lumber prices in the US continued to rise last week

Sales of framing lumber in the US slowed down last week, but the demand outstripped production in most species and [...]

Central/West Africa: Hints of softening prices for some timbers

There are some signs of a slight weakening in prices for a few of the less popular species and sipo [...]

Latest prices for Ghana’s exported wood products

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 August 2017:    Boule [...]