Forestry Tag

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 25th October 2018. The conference highlighted the ongoing work to promote tropical timber in Europe and raised questions about the role of targets for procurement of “certified sustainable” products. Over 55 European organisations were...

Sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the Q3, compared to the Q2 of 2018. The prices are increasing in all of Sweden. The price of sawlog increased the most in the central region with 8.4%, while prices rose by...

SCA Wood's new planing mill in Tunadal was inaugurated on Wednesday 31st of October. The investment in Tunadals planing mill of 80 million SEK means increased productivity and better prerequisites for product development and innovations. The new planing mill comes with a lot of benefits, with...

On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th November 2018, Chatham House headquarters in London will host the 28th Global Forum on Forest Governance. The annual two-day event, previously known as the Illegal Logging Update & Stakeholder Consultation Meeting, will include sessions on conflict timber, the latest isotope technology to...

According to a recent forecast from the Swedish Forestry Agency the gross felling in 2018 is estimated to be 92.1 million cubic metre. It is slightly more than 2017 when the gross felling was 90.9 million cubic metre. The forecast is based on several different sources,...

The Summer edition of the Newsletter issued by the FLEGT Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) includes a summary report on the IMM Trade Consultation in Nantes as well as a reports on the three Nantes workshop sessions on “Impacts of FLEGT VPAs on trading with Central African countries”, “Purchase dynamics for companies...

On 8th and 9th May 2018, PEFC UK held its Stakeholder Field Trip 2018 in Lockerbie, in Dumfries and Galloway, southwestern Scotland. The Timber Trade Federation was represented by its Head of Sustainability Xiao Ma who took part in the initiative along with around twenty UK Timber Industry Stakeholders. The event...