Keyword: tropical

Many sawmills close in Gabon and Cameroon due fuel shortage

In Cameroon more than 50 sawmills have stopped production and in Gabon 22 sawmills, mostly Chinese, have ceased production. In [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

    In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood [...]

Deforestation-risk countries’ ban proposal would significantly alter and extend EUTR obligations

On 17 November 2021, the European Commission announced a Proposal for a new Regulation to reduce global deforestation and forest [...]

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Investigation finds European companies taking advantage of loophole to imports teak

     A new investigation has uncovered a scheme exploiting a loophole in the European Union Timber Regulation [...]

STTC Conference to consider links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

    To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rose during 1H/2019

    EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in H1/2019

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

EU imported more tropical sawnwood this year

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]

Wood products exports from Brazil went up by 29% during May

    In May 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 29% in [...]