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Impact of Covid 19 on timber trade

01, May 2020

Information provided by our members and partners regarding the tropical timber market and the activities of companies in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Indonesia risks timber trade with EU after scrapping license rules

17, Apr 2020

The European Union is seeking an explanation for Indonesia’s decision to scrap a highly regarded timber legality verification system, which the bloc uses to ensure it imports only sustainably sourced wood products.

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Forest Products Imports to China

17, Apr 2020

The value of imported forest products to China dropped by 750 million dollars y-o-y during January and February 2020, with the biggest falls on the values of wood pulp and softwood lumber.

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Engineers build adhesive-free 100% timber building at Ness Gardens

03, Apr 2020

Engineers at the University of Liverpool, alongside industrial partners, have designed and built an adhesive-free timber office building at Ness Gardens in order to evaluate a more environmentally-friendly construction method.

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FEA: forest products markets will ‘bounce back’ after sharp decline in mid-2020

31, Mar 2020

As Canadians enter the second week of self-isolation in an attempt to “flatten the curve,” and limit the spread of COVID-19, the economic impact of what is essentially a global shutdown is already being felt.

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Getting to zero carbon with mass timber technology

27, Mar 2020

As the topic of climate change continues to grow in prominence, it’s growing more difficult to ignore the outsized carbon impact of buildings, which account for nearly 40 percent of global carbon emissions.

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The EU MDF Market to Post Moderate But Steady Growth

02, Mar 2020

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'EU - MDF - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings. The revenue of the MDF market in the European Union...

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Global Wood Charcoal Market Reached $24B, Buoyed By Robust Demand in Africa

26, Feb 2020

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Wood Charcoal - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings. The global wood charcoal market revenue amounted...

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Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in 2019 with European prices declining the most

13, Feb 2020

The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI), which has been in steady decline for two years, fell 5.0% in the 2Q/19, reaching its lowest level since 2005 (in US dollars) in the 3Q/19. As the result of sharply reduced sawlog prices...

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Study: Buildings can become carbon sink if wood replaces cement, steel

04, Feb 2020

Replacing cement and steel in urban construction by wood could avoid greenhouse gas emissions from cement and steel production and turn buildings into a carbon sink, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact...

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