Africa

Indian Greenply to build a plant in Gabon

Greenply Industries Ltd., a major company in the Indian plywood industry, has made an initial investment of €11 million in [...]

European tropical logs and sawnood on recover this year

    After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little [...]

European tropical imports disappointing this year

EU imports of tropical wood products have been subdued so far in 2018 with little sign yet of any rebound [...]

Ghana’s wood products exports show positive growth in H1/2018

Ghana exported a total volume of 173,899 cu.m of wood products during the first half of 2018 and [...]
September 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa

Asian timber operators in Africa better placed than their European counter-parts

    A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away [...]

More market awareness on the benefits of certified sustainable tropical forestry

More concerted actions are also now being taken by African operators and certification advocates to bolster market awareness of the [...]

European timber operations in Africa move to Asia

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

China: Redwood imports on the rise

The average growth in the value of retail sales of commodities in 2017 was 8.2% but sales of furniture [...]