Archives: September 2018

European tropical imports disappointing this year

EU imports of tropical wood products have been subdued so far in 2018 with little sign yet of any rebound [...]

Vietnamese timber industry to benefit from the US-China trade war

  The trade war between the U.S. and China officially started on 6 July after the U.S [...]

Trends and current developments of the German sawmill industry

The German sawmill industry closed 2017 with a positive result. Above all the good 4th quarter dominated the annual result [...]

European forests ravaged by a bark beetle infestation

A bark beetle infestation is currently ravaging forests in Central and some Northern European countries. Reports from Germany, The Czech [...]
September 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

China to start tariffs on US wood products starting next week

In response to US measures, China will overtax products imported from that country. The Chinese Government Customs Tariff Commission has [...]

Ghana’s wood products exports show positive growth in H1/2018

Ghana exported a total volume of 173,899 cu.m of wood products during the first half of 2018 and [...]
September 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa

Imports of logs in China rising sharply this year

China’s log imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 14.38 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]
September 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Indonesia improves procedures for FLEGT licensing

Indonesia has taken several measures in recent months to improve procedures relating to FLEGT licences — the export licences that attest [...]

China shows interest in more investments in New Zealand’s forest industry

The largest ever New Zealand forest industry delegation to China's showcase Global Wood Trade Conference has made the case [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to rise sharply this year

Forestry sector in Vietnam is expected to reach its export target of US$9 billion a month ahead of schedule [...]