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TDUK releases UK timber product embodied carbon data
19 February, 2024
Timber Development UK (TDUK) has released average carbon data for the 10 major timber product categories.
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Timber import volumes among positive market indicators for year ahead
Wednesday, February 07, 2024 Latest timber import statistics from Timber Development UK (TDUK) show the 2023 UK total imported volume is looking likely to be only slightly behind 2022’s figures.
Hardwood trade gathers for LHC New Year Luncheon in London
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 More than 200 members of the hardwood trade, spanning representation from the UK, Europe and North America, gathered for a successful London Hardwood Club (LHC) New Year Luncheon on January 26.
Ghana wood product exports drop 16% in Q3
Monday, December 04, 2023 Ghana’s wood exports saw a 16% decrease in volumes terms in Q3, 2023, compared to the preceding quarter, according to Ghana Forestry Commission data shared by the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
Downbeat economic forecasts shared at TDUK markets conference in London
Thursday, November 09, 2023 UK and international timber traders gathered in strong numbers for Timber Development UK’s Global Market Conference in London on Wednesday at a time of difficult market dynamics.
Timber imports saw steady growth heading into Q3, TDUK reports
Thursday, November 02, 2023 July was the second consecutive month that timber imports were higher than in 2022, according to the latest Timber Development UK (TDUK) statistics.
UK tropical hardwood plywood imports from China grow in 2023
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 The UK imported 61,000m3 of tropical hardwood plywood from China in the first eight months of 2023, 57% more than the same period last year, according to the latest bulletin from the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
EPF applauds cascading use of wood in EU legislation
Friday, October 20, 2023 The formal revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII) to include the cascading use of wood principle has been strongly welcomed by the European Panel Federation (EPF).
Second Build with Wood conference to be held in Ireland
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine in collaboration with state forestry company Coillte is organising a conference called “Addressing the Climate and Housing Crisis” in October.
Annual German Timber Congress to be held in Stuttgart
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 More than 240 participants from the German timber and forestry sector will convene in Stuttgart for the annual German Timber Congress to discuss the issues of the day.
Tropical wood imports to Europe reduce in first five months of 2023
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Tropical wood product imports to the EU27 have reduced to normal levels, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s (ITTO) latest bulletin.
Slide in Brazil exports of wood products
Monday, August 14, 2023 Brazilian exports of wood-based products slid 39% in June 2023 compared to the same month a year earlier, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s (ITTO) latest bulletin.
May was top month for UK timber imports so far in 2023
Monday, August 14, 2023 May was the best month for UK timber imports in 2023, with volume growth seen across all major product categories, Timber Development UK (TDUK) says in a new update.
CPA reports continuing heavy side / light side split in fortunes
Thursday, August 10, 2023 The Construction Products Association (CPA) has reported a continued split in performance between the heavy side and light side construction product manufacturing sectors.
Lathams reports annual pre-tax profits of £44.5m
Friday, June 30, 2023 James Latham has reported another year of healthy financial results, with pre-tax profits of £44.5m from revenue of £408.4m for the financial year ended March 31, 2023.
German sawmilling sector warns of impacts from construction downturn
Thursday, June 29, 2023 A massive drop in German construction sector activity is impacting the German sawmilling sector, industry executives have warned.
European panel production drops by 7.8% in 2022
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 European wood-based panel production reduced by 7.8% in 2022, according to figures just released by the European Panel Federation (EPF).
TDUK launches guide to understanding low carbon timber construction
Thursday, June 08, 2023 Timber Development UK (TDUK) has launched a new guide to understanding options for timber construction.
Softwood imports resilient in first two months of 2023, says TDUK
Wednesday, June 07, 2023 Latest stats from Timber Development UK show softwood imports in the first two months of 2023 were up 2.4% compared to last year, with totals standing at 462,000m3 in February.
European wood-based panel production dips 5% in 2022, provisional stats suggest
Thursday, May 25, 2023 European wood-based panels production fell by more than 6% in 2022 according to provisional figures released by the European Panel Federation (EPF) at the Interzum fair in Cologne.

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