TTF News

Our North East region, North East Timber Trade Association, are hosting an open seminar to discuss the various issues surrounding fire treatments of timber products. Speakers include the TTF's Managing Director, David Hopkins, and Head of Technical & Trade, Nick Boulton. The discussions will be...

With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, we are bringing together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics mean traditional trading relationships are increasingly uncertain, and concurrently timber finds itself increasingly under the spotlight amidst concerns regarding climate...

July was the fourth consecutive month where all timber import volume was below that of the corresponding month in 2018, with July 2019 being 8.3% below that in July 2018. This month's special focus is on the price development of softwood, hardwood and plywood over the...

“Sustainable timber at the heart of good design.” Entries for this autumn’s RIBA’s Stirling Prize have underlined architects’ determination to mainstream sustainable design principles, from materials choice through to the whole life environmental impacts of buildings.  Adding further impetus to this climate-commendable trend, we have added our...

Agenda 10.00 DOORS OPEN |Coffee and networking 10.30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION | David Hopkins - Managing Director, Timber Trade Federation 10.40 MARKET OVERVIEW OF TROPICAL TRADE FLOWS TO EUROPE | Mike Jeffree - Consultant and Trade Analyst, Independent Market Monitor AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES ON...

The Timber Trade Federation attended a briefing on the Brazilian environmental and agriculture sector, with several TTF Members and business from related sectors. The briefings were given by Ricardo Salles, Brazil’s Environment Minister. Mr Salles has been conducting a tour of European embassies as part of a...

As the Brexit deadline of 31 October quickly approaches, the Timber Trade Federation continues to engage with Government and our industry partners through the Confederation of Business Industries (CBI). Below is an update following on from the CBI’s latest Brexit briefing on 17 September. More than two...

Tropical timber is an important element of the global trade of hardwood, and when sustainably managed, it is a resource able to benefit everyone in the supply chain. However, integrating sustainable practices is not always a simple task. This conference takes a special look at the challenges of establishing a...

A new art film and installation exploring the role of the timber industry as custodian of our forests Seed Store at Alice Holt Seed Extractory, © Amanda Loomes Developed as part of the Forestry Commission’s centenary celebrations, The Custody Code by Amanda Loomes is a new art film which delves...

Discover if you have the best strategy to prepare for a No Deal Brexit with a free foreign exchange audit with TTF Member, Universal Partners FX. TTF members can call Universal Partners FX on 020 7190 9559 or email them at enquiries@upfx.co.uk to arrange their free audit. ...