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Timber imports continue strong market recovery

Timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive month since June, according to the latest timber statistics for October 2020. The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) monthly report reveals total import volumes for main timber and panel products were 21 percent higher in October 2020 compared to October 2019 levels, as import volumes in the ...

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TTF EFSM course delegates increase sales by over £6million across 17 members

Support your colleagues at the sales management awards presentation on Friday 27 November. Delegates completing the ‘TTF Essential Foundations in Sales Management’ course have increased sales for their respective firms by well over £6 million in 2020. The figures, which will be celebrated at an online awards ceremony this Friday 27 November from 11am, represent an incredible achievement with each ...

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Government support shifts as Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ends

The last day of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is tomorrow, marking the end of an unprecedented intervention where the Government paid up to 80% of any furloughed employees wages (up to a limit of $2,500 a month). A third of UK workers, around 9.6 million people in the UK, benefitted from the scheme at one time of another, ...

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TTF Event: Supplying the UK Timber Industry

Learn the practical steps of how the movement of timber will change from a regulatory point of view from 1 January 2021.

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TTF Event: TTF Hardwood Market Webinar

This webinar will break down what is happening in the European and US hardwood markets, focusing on various topics from the fallout of the US election to forest fires, the impact of the pandemic and trade with China.

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TTF Event: Brexit and the timber supply chain

Build your understanding of the flow of timber between the UK and the EU

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Webinar to explore US and European hardwood market

Hardwood businesses around the world are invited to explore the disruptions to the European and US hardwood markets in a free online webinar on 11 November, 14:00 to 16:00 (GMT). The UK Timber Trade Federation is hosting the ‘TTF Hardwood Market Webinar’, to deliver an annual hardwood market update online. European production has been impacted due to the pandemic, even as demand ...

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In conversation with Tom Wilson, Curio Studio

Tom Wilson, designer of  ‘Forest Dwellers’ – everyone’s forever, eye-catching, loveable African animals – talks to the Timber Trade Federation on his design idea and wider sustainability inspirations. Tom Wilson started Curio Studio in 2013, as a practicing architect “born out of a desire to practice a more complete creating process, enabling design and making to inform one another, in ...

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EUFLEGT Resources

Our Conversations about Climate Change competition, exhibition and event series has communicating the FLEGT message at its heart – but what is FLEGT? Forests and their importance for our survival and the planets cannot be underestimated. Over two billion people around the globe rely on forests for an array of services – shelter, food, water, livelihoods and fuel security. They ...

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Everything you wanted to know about FLEGT

Answering questions generated through our Conversations about Climate Change competition, exhibition and event series, David Hopkins divulges into ‘Everything you wanted to know about FLEGT but were afraid to ask’. Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) is the EU’s Action Plan to eradicate illegal logging and associated trade. Working with fifteen tropical countries to establish their own country specific laws, ...

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