Keyword: Africa

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 [...]

Wood trade in Africa disrupted by shipping issues

After reaching historic highs in June, the price of OSB in US began to drop through the summer, at one [...]

African tropical timber in rising demand but prices easing

As businesses in importing countries adapt to working with the coronavirus risk trade has started to revive and some FOB [...]

Africa’s largest wood pellet export to be operational in 2021

Hive Energy, iLive Sustainable Development, and Partners for Innovation have partnered to establish Coega Biomass Centre – Africa’s largest wood [...]

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 [...]

States from the Congo Basin to ban timber exports

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

Asian buyers of African tropical timber slowly returning; prices for EU market up

    It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning [...]

African tropical timber exports driven down by pandemic

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has adversely affected West Africa’s export markets, imports, foreign investment, tourism and remittances [...]

Tropical timber trade in West Africa sluggish

It is becoming increasingly difficult to get trade news from West Africa. Communication channels have not been affected by pandemic [...]

Worldwide demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]