Africa

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Andritz supplies complete MDF plant to Nile Wood, Egypt

International technology Group Andritz has received an order – in cooperation with Dieffenbacher – to supply a complete MDF plant, including a [...]

EU tropical timber trade faces recession

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.48 [...]

Global lumber markets benefit from rising prices

Lumber prices have increased worldwide in the second half of 2020 with US prices almost doubling  Lumber Markets [...]

African tropical timber in rising demand but prices easing

As businesses in importing countries adapt to working with the coronavirus risk trade has started to revive and some FOB [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; price pressure in wood industry

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]

Africa’s largest wood pellet export to be operational in 2021

Hive Energy, iLive Sustainable Development, and Partners for Innovation have partnered to establish Coega Biomass Centre – Africa’s largest wood [...]

Tropical wood prices and demand stable in Africa

   There has been little change in prices in West Africa. Demand is stable, both in the West African [...]

EU tropical timber imports stronger than expected

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$1.98 [...]