Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday ordered three government agencies to step up their drive against illegal logging. Aquino noted that despite the existing ban on logging in natural and residual forests, the cutting down of trees con
China's timber imports from Russia have fallen year by year and in 2012 were just 11.2 million cubic metres or 29 percent of the national total. In contrast China‟s timber imports from Oceania and North America have increased rap
) by timber purchases from companies that were backing-up convicted war criminal Charles Taylor's regime.
Global Witness' investigations reveal that DLH has purchased 1,281 cbm of timberfrom two Liberian companies in 2012, which w
The Democratic Republic of Congo's logging sector is in a state of “organised chaos” according to a new report from Greenpeace Africa, threatening to cut off trading with the European Union (EU), the world&rsquo
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As part of implementing the FLEGT VPA, the project "Promotion of Production and Export of Legal timber
China’s hunger for wood was less acute in 2012 than the previous year. In particular importation of softwood logs fell substantially from the record levels of 2011, as reported by the Wood Resource Quarterly (www.woodprices.co
WPAC Research Director Staffan Melin has published an indepth look at the potential Canadian market for bulk wood pellets. The 27-page report includes information from across Canada on opportunities to use wood pellets to replace coal in power gener
After a slowdown in 2012, China's expanding housing market has driven up its demand for logs and timber this year. Even if Russia, Canada, US and more recently New Zealand are the major suppliers for China, the European sawmills are beginning to make their presence
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Rowe's part of the investigation took place in France's Atlantic port, La Rochelle, where the reporter had the chance to see some logs imported from Congo
. Trade news from the Japan Lumber Reports (JLR) The Japan Lumber Reports (JLR), a subscription trade journal published every two weeks in English, is generously allowing the ITTO Tropical Timber Market Report to extract and reproduce news on the Japanese market