Forestry

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • August 03, 2018 20:01

China prepares to hit US hardwood & softwood exports with 25% tariff

The Chinese government threatened on Friday 3rd of August 2018 to put tariffs on 60 billion USD of imports from the US if the Trump administration imposes its own new levies on Chinese goods. Check in this article the full list of wood products under threat from tariffs...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 25, 2018 10:23

Rougier divests subsidiaries in Cameroon and Central African Republic to Sodinaf

The Rougier Group is announcing the sale of its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic. In connection with Rougier Afrique International's court-ordered receivership proceedings, Poitiers Commercial Court authorized, during its hearing on ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 04, 2018 13:03

Beaulieu International Group to acquire Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) announces the acquisition of two privately-owned companies, Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia, which will be integrated into its Flooring Solutions business unit... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • May 24, 2018 01:08

A new positive outlook on International wood markets

In the last 20 years, we have never seen an international market so fermenting for raw materials and wood products... ... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • May 07, 2018 21:30

XYLEXPO 2018, READY TO START…

The 2018 edition of Xylexpo is going to be a milestone in the 50-year success story of the event: the area has been virtually sold out...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 23, 2018 11:27

SibWoodExpo: Deutsche Messe joins forces with Siberian trade fair company

Deutsche Messe AG, represented by its Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, is partnering with Sibexpocentre OJSC, East Siberia's leading trade fair company, to co-organize Sibexpocentre's long-standing SibWoodExpo show. The first SibWoodExpo under the partnership will be held from ...... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • April 16, 2018 17:51

Mozambican government bans most timber exports with immediate effect

According to a press release of the timber trading company Mahate Florestal Lda the government of Mozambique through the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER) has issued the attached notice dated 29 March 2018 banning all ...... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • January 26, 2018 09:00

Company accused by EIA of supplying illegal teak for luxury yachts denies allegations

Two of the biggest exhibitors at the London Boat Show, which took place between January 10-14th are accused by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) of building luxury yachts with illegitimate teak from Myanmar. The investigation made on Sunseeker International and Princess Yachts International has revealed that the Burmese teak entering the supply chains of the companies had been traded in breach of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 22, 2018 15:17

EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor launches website and newsletter

The EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) project has launched its website and published the first edition of its quarterly newsletter. Funded by the EU and managed by the International Tropical Timber Organisation, the role of the IMM is to monitor trade flows from ...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • December 01, 2017 15:00

IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

On 15 and 16 November 2017 the International Hardwood Conference took place in Venice. Several speakers pointed out recent achievements of the hardwood industry as well as their threats and challenges as there are ...... [more...]

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