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Latest trade stats reveal recovery is under way
Thursday, March 06, 2014 UK imports of timber and panel products rose by a dramatic 21% in the second half of last year compared with 2012.
German sawn softwood exports lowest since 2004
Friday, February 28, 2014 Exports of German sawn softwood in 2013 fell to their lowest levels since 2004, according to new figures.
Travis Perkins reports bumper profits
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Travis Perkins has reported bumper £330m annual operating profits as it reaped the benefits of an upsurge in building materials demand in the second half of 2013.
Swedish export volumes increase
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Sweden’s exports of sawn and planed softwood rose in November.
UK timber import “surge” continued into November
Monday, February 10, 2014 Latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) statistics show the surge in UK timber and panel product imports last autumn continued into November.
FMB warns of slowdown in private housebuilding
Saturday, February 08, 2014 The pace of private housebuilding slowed in the last quarter of 2013, according to the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) latest survey.
UK timber imports increase dramatically
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The full scale of the unexpected and dramatic turnaround in UK timber product imports has been laid out in the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) latest statistics bulletin.
UK timber imports fell 7% in January
Monday, April 22, 2013 UK solid wood and panel product imports were down 7% in January compared to the same month in 2012, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s latest statistics.
UK timber imports 4.9% higher in first four months
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Overall UK imports of the main timber products were 4.9% higher in the first four months of 2012 compared to a year ago, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s latest statistics bulletin.

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