Africa

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 [...]

States from the Congo Basin to ban timber exports

      In a bid to stimulate the production of timber to the GDP of Central [...]

EUTR and FLEGT cause market shifts in the tropical wood market

    The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market [...]

UK market for African hardwoods recovering lockdown

    The UK market for sawn hardwood has been recovering well following easing of COVID-19 lockdown [...]

Prices of imported lumber in September 2020 at various Chinese timber markets

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Sawlog prices fall in most regions of the world in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on the EU tropical wood market

    The impact of COVID-19 on imports of tropical wood and wood furniture on individual EU27 [...]

Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19

    The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID [...]