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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  1 April 2019, the remaining EU Coniferous Plywood Quota balance stands at 23,434 m3. The quota is at a point where duty will...

Timber buyers can now visit a new webpage to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to producer countries. The EU FLEGT Facility created the page — www.timberbuyers.flegtlicence.org — to inform traders, specifiers, architects and retailers,...

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins   So, here it is. After two years of puffed up posturing and inflated rhetoric we finally have sight of the outline Brexit withdrawal deal that Theresa May has managed to agree with the EU. At first sight...

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) has released its Summer 2018 Newsletter. This includes an upbeat outlook for most of the EU timber trade from ETTF member federations, plus news of a just-launched timber construction conference in Denmark, the European oak conference, the positive impact of tourist developments...

On Tuesday 7th March 2018, over 120 leading suppliers, importers and traders of softwood products across the UK and Europe gathered at the UK Softwood Conference 2018 held in the magnificent venue of 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. The event - formerly known as Shippers' Breakfast Meeting...