• Forestry
  • April 23, 2019 13:55

Sweden: Bark beetle and storms increase the notified area of final felling

In March, the notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 16% compared with the corresponding month in 2018. It is the second highest monthly recorded data for the whole country in for March month in the last 12 years...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 23, 2019 09:18

Ghana: Wood products exports drop in the first two months

Wood product exports from Ghana in the first two-months of 2019 dropped 7.5% in volume and 19% in value (Euro terms) year on year according to the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD)...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 23, 2019 07:03

Exhibition "EXPODREV-2019" invites participants to Krasnoyarsk

From September 3rd to September 6th, 2019, the XXI specialized exhibition EXPODREV will be held in Krasnoyarsk. Russian and foreign manufacturers of machinery, equipment and technologies for the timber industry are invited to take part in the most influential industry exhibition project in Siberia and the Far East... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 22, 2019 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 16, 2019

Prices of framing lumber continued to retreat amid a slow-developing increase in seasonal demand. Traders widely reported that ample supplies were available at all levels of the distribution system, going back to the mills...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 22, 2019 10:23

Brazil: Increasing planted forests areas

The National Forest Development Plan prepared by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Florestas) aims at a 20% increase in the area of planted forest...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2019 14:06

New strategic framework for forests post 2020

On 15 April, the European Council adopted a set of conclusions on the progress achieved in the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy and on a new strategic framework for forests. The conclusions follow the publication of a Commission report in December 2018, which reviewed the role played by the strategy in its first five years of life...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2019 09:15

STTC and ATIBT to collaborate in marketing of “verified sustainable” tropical wood

The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) and ATIBT’s Fair & Precious (F&P) branding campaign are to collaborate in communications and marketing... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 18, 2019 12:46

Sarawak timber sector suffering reduced margins

Sarawak timber companies are seeing margins decline because of higher production costs of logging and the introduction of new tax structures in the timber sector... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 18, 2019 09:18

Setra reports 1Q/2019 results

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 83 million for the 1Q/2019. Net sales totalled SEK 1,128 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 18, 2019 07:55

UK agrees to recognise FLEGT licenses in event of “no-deal” Brexit

The UK and Indonesia have signed an agreement committing the former to continued recognition of FLEGT licences after Brexit. The UK Department for Environment (Defra) confirmed the arrangement on its twitter page on March 29...... [more...]

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