Africa

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend in Q1/2019

The global flow of softwood logs from countries with a surplus of wood raw material to regions with tight, or [...]

Tropical wood trade in EU strong this year

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

US-China trade war affects African wood products traders’ confidence

    The likely impact of a prolonged trade dispute between China and the US is undermining the [...]

EU tropical timber imports on the rise

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

Germany shifts away from imports of tropical wood

Insights into the reasons for Germany’s shift away imports of tropical wood, particularly direct imports, were provided by the [...]

The International Softwood Conference 2019 to be held in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

Rosewood harvesting, transport and export in Ghana have been banned

Ghana's government has placed a total ban on the harvesting, processing and export of rosewood with immediate effect.  [...]
April 10, 2019 Market Analysis / Market Prices / ...Forestry / Africa

Negative outlook for the global forest products industry, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry has been changed to negative from stable, Moody's says [...]