Author: elena chapman

Due to internal production limitations, the EU sets a duty-free quota every year for coniferous plywood imports. The quota is set at 650,000 m3. As of  26th March 2019, the remaining EU Coniferous Plywood Quota balance stands at 64,136 m3. The quota is at a point where duty will become payble...

First TTF TimberWorks visit held in Wiltshire A party of 16 architects, structural engineers, specifiers, and timber industry organisations were welcomed by TTF member East Brothers to the first of a series of TTF TimberWorks events, which took place in Wiltshire on Friday 22nd March.  TimberWorks...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Wood Protection Association (WPA) are joining forces under a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the UK market for treated wood1. The agreement focuses both organisations on working together to tackle the ‘priority actions’ that came out of...

Cladding Working Group Meeting09:00 - 14:00Tuesday 30th AprilCIILIP, London The Timber Trade Federation is launching a new working group on timber cladding to help bring clarity, guidance and promotion to the timber cladding market. We are now seeking expressions of interest for those members wishing to join. You...

The UK government set out its long-awaited proposals for tariffs in a No-Deal Brexit this morning. The trade plan would see full-scale liberalisation of 87% of import duties, while keeping protections for certain industries such as ceramics, automotives and farming. However, this new temporary tariff system...

We are proud to sponsor The Wood Awards again this year! The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has launched its 2019 call for entries. Are you involved in a UK-based wood project? You're invited to enter the Wood Awards. It is free...

Frank Consentino of Tradelink Wood Products Ltd is raising money for Prostate Cancer UK by taking on the Lyke Wake Walk in June this year. The Lyke Wake Walk is a 42 mile walk from Scarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley, across the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors, ending...

The UK Softwood conference forecasts low growth for 2019 New build housing remains buoyant but RMI sector looks close to zero. Over 200 international softwood producers, traders and their customers from across the supply chain gathered in London for the Timber Trade Federation’s annual...