Asia & Middle East

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Large BC forestry delegation to visit Asia’s key markets by the end of 2018

    Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to [...]

Singapore company invests $200 million in a wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's KGK Sudima International Pte Ltd plans to open a high-tech wood processing complex in the Russian Far [...]

Finland: Softwood lumber exports to China and Middle East drop sharply

    The Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world decreased by -4% during January - September 2018, as [...]

Overview of the Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition’s annual conference

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

India: October prices for imported and domestic wood products

    Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-31 October 2018     [...]