Africa

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rose during 1H/2019

    EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in H1/2019

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

EU demand for tropical flooring contracts

    Total imports of real-wood flooring into the EU increased 6.2% to 29.52 million [...]

Latest prices for exported wood products in Ghana

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 August 2019:    Boule [...]
September 27, 2019 Market Prices / Forestry / ...Industry Prices / Sawmilling / Africa

Market prospects for the European softwood lumber in Egypt brightening

    The EU countries have increased their exports by almost 50% this year, as the country's [...]

European sawlog prices fall to a nine-year low

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

Investigation of padauk export from Congo to EU impacts prices

In early July Belgian Customs blocked the release of a shipment of padouk sawnwood dispatched from Gabon. The Belgian authorities [...]

EU imported more tropical sawnwood this year

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]

Boom in Finland’s softwood lumber exports to Egypt; exports to China collapse

Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world increased by 5% in the first five months of 2019. The softwood lumber [...]

Growth potential for the African furniture market

Several African countries have good potential to develop their furniture industry, both for expanding internal consumption and for export markets [...]