Asia & Middle East

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Myanmar allows plantation teak exports

The Myanmar government will again allow the exportation of raw teak and timber from state and privately-owned plantations, Ministry [...]

Vietnam to block Chinese relabeled wood products exported to the US

Vietnam has said it would crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabeled “Made in Vietnam” by exporters seeking to [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend in Q1/2019

The global flow of softwood logs from countries with a surplus of wood raw material to regions with tight, or [...]

Tropical wood trade in EU strong this year

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

Vietnamese wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

India: EPAL started to license CP pallets starting May

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) informed that since May 1, 2019 it has had its first licensee for [...]

Vietnam needs to invest in production capacity as to boost wood products exports

    Vietnam's wood and forestry product export turnover reached over US$9.3 billion in 2018 [...]

Dark clouds over the Indian plywood industry

The future hasn't panned out the way organised Indian plywood and particleboard makers envisaged after the implementation of the [...]

EU tropical timber imports on the rise

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]