Africa

Central/West Africa: Dropping pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Sweden: Softwood lumber exports drop due to lower deliveries to China and Egypt

    During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This [...]

Overview of the Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition’s annual conference

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

Certified tropical timber a key topic at the STTC conference

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

Ghana: Latest prices for wood products

    Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 1-15 October 2018.  [...]

All forest concessions in Gabon to be FSC certified

    The President of Gabon has announced that by 2022 all forest concessions in Gabon will have [...]