• Forestry
  • September 21, 2017 11:01

Peru: Promotion of conservation of Amazon forests

Under the National Forest Conservation Programme for the Mitigation of Climate Change (Forest Program) the regional government of Loreto and the Ministry of the Environment (Minam) are joining forces to promote the conservation of some 350,000 hectares of forests.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2017 11:09

Ghana's wood products exports drop 31% in volume in Jan.-May 2017

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. According to the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission, the country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 14:02

A major ground-breaking step in the Egyptian wood market

Cairo WoodShow and EGYWOODEX Trade Fair have announced a partnership with the goal of developing a mega event together, which will be held on 8 - 11 December, 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:39

Timber Expo returns to NEC Birmingham

From the 10th to the 12th of October, Timber Expo, the only event in the United Kingdom (U.K.) committed exclusively to timber, will be returning to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:07

Brazil: Economic importance of the planted forest industry

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (IBA) 2017 report launched recently, in 2016 the Brazilian planted forest sector experienced a crisis stemming from the severe weakening of the national economy and forestry sector growth fell 3.3%... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 15:02

Myanmar: New teak plantation investment approved

According to a press release from the Myanmar Investment Commission a permit has been issued to UK based ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 18, 2017 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 36, 2017

Sales of framing lumber lacked the fervor of the previous week, but demand outstripped production in most species and prices continued to rise.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 09:35

Low stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden

Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden is estimated at 2.1 million m³ in the second quarter of 2017. Compared with the same period last year this is a decline of 21 percent... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 15, 2017 08:21

UPM listed as the industry leader in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index

UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 13, 2017 15:00

European forestry organizations see EU LULUCF regulation as a positive step

The European organisations representing the forestry and agriculture sectors as well as woodworking and paper industries see the reaction of the European Parliament within the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) regulation as a positive step. The Parliament voted ...... [more...]

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