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July 25, 2017
Tropical wood continues to lose share in European flooring market
European consumption of real wood flooring (i.e. excluding laminates) remains flat and the role of tropical timber in this sector is declining. This is apparent from combined analysis of Eurostat trade data and the latest market report by the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) released on 16 June 2017 at the Federation’s annual general meeting in Budapest, Hungary. Prior to the global financial crises, nearly 20 million sq.m of the 100 million sq.m of real wood flooring manufactured in Europe was faced with tropical hardwood. Another 20 million sq.m ...
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