Related News - Teak prices rise in US as Myanmar's export volumes fall

  • November 13, 2014 08:08

Myanmar: Open tender prices for teak and hardwoods

On 24 October the Myanmar Timber enterprise (MTE) sold teak and hardwood logs as well as sawnwood by open tender. Prices secured are shown below. Logs are measured in hoppus tons while sawnwood is measured in cubic tons...... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 10:30

Myanmar: teak and hardwood prices at latest auctions

The Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) offered for sale around 7,000 tons of teak logs and baulks of various hardwoods on 26 September...... [more...]

  • August 21, 2014 09:34

US eases sanctions; door opens for Myanmar's timber exports

The International Wood Products Association (IWPA) has issued a press release on the lifting of US restrictions on timber imports from Myanmar...... [more...]

  • July 16, 2014 08:04

Myanmar: Life gone from the market after log export ban

According to the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) about 5,000 Hoppus tons (h.tons) of teak, tamalan and other hardwoods was sold by open tender at the end of June...... [more...]

  • June 26, 2014 15:21

Myanmar's forests at risk because of timber smuggling

According to reports from the Forest Department between April 2013 and March 2014, 45,465 tons of illegal timber were seized by the authorities...... [more...]

  • June 25, 2014 07:54

EU to provide support in preparation for VPA negotiations with Myanmar

The Myanmar press has reported a meeting between Isabel Faria de Almeida of the EU Representative Office and MOECAF Union Minister Win Tun held to open preliminary negotiations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement(VPA) with the EU...... [more...]

  • June 03, 2014 12:14

Myanmar might export timber products to EU

After the log export ban which entered into force in April, Myanmar is now working with the European authorities to export finished wood products to the EU...... [more...]

  • May 30, 2014 06:14

Myanmar: Risk that timber smuggling will rise after logging ban

During March and April this year almost 600 tons of illegally harvested timber was seized by authorities...... [more...]

  • May 19, 2014 08:56

Myanmar: Tender prices collapse on heels of log export ban

Average prices secured by the MTE during the latest open tender (28 April) are...... [more...]

  • May 09, 2014 07:02

Myanmar: Aftermath of the log export ban

The export trade for Myanmar timbers became very quiet after the 31 March coming into force of the log export ban. A substantial volume of logs purchased for export was not shipped before the deadline and remains in Yangon depots but the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) has yet to determine the exact unshipped volume...... [more...]

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