Africa

Many sawmills close in Gabon and Cameroon due fuel shortage

In Cameroon more than 50 sawmills have stopped production and in Gabon 22 sawmills, mostly Chinese, have ceased production. In [...]

EU tropical wood product imports benefit from curtailment supplies from Russia and Belarus

In the first four months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wood furniture totalled [...]

European buyers showing more interest in African timbers

Producers in the Central/West African region are reporting firm demand for padouk, okoume, ovangkol and even gheombi, a timber [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

    In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood [...]

Homann Holzwerkstoffe buys stake in Egyptian wood-based panel producer

Homann Holzwerkstoffe GmbH acquired a qualified minority stake in wood-based panel producer Nile Wood SAE, based in Sadat, Egypt [...]

Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]

China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]