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The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The Stats - downloadable here for TTF Members - show that volumes of imported timber and panel products in the first month of 2018 was lower than in January 2017 by around 68,000m3. It should be...

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...

The European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) has recently released its Annual Report 2016-2017. The report explores the situation of the European Timber Sector in the global economic arena according to different factors such as production, import&export, manufacturing, employment, wood consumption & availability, forests preservation etc. It also highlights opportunities and...

This article is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins. It firstly appeared on the Timber Trades Journal November 2017 Issue. The recent legal cases concerning breaches of the European Timber Regulation, in the UK and in the Netherlands, are a stark reminder of the timber sector’s obligations...

Multiple issues related to wood Construction were debated at the European Economic and Social Committee during the conference Building with Wood held on the 21st of November 2017. The conference, co-organised by CEI-Bois (European Confederation of Woodworking Industries), FIEC (European Construction Industry Federation) and EFBWW (European Federation of...

Organised in association with the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) and European Organisation of Sawmill Industries (EOS) by the Italian trade federation Fedecomlegno (part of FederlegnoArredo), the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) 2017 took place in Venice in November 15-17 and attracted over 150 attendees from 17 countries. The...