One week until TTF virtual UK Softwood Conference

This year the TTF will have speakers from across Europe bringing you the latest market update from Latvia, Finland, Scotland, and Ireland. They will discuss how Brexit is affecting trade, the impact of the pandemic on their market and how they see the rest of 2021 shaping.

Olle Berg, EVP Market and Business Development, Setra, will present a global overview of the sector, assessing how global economic influences are affecting rising demand, the challenges markets are facing as a result of lockdowns across the world and if the market will return to normal later in the year.

Nick Moore, Managing Director of TimberTrends, will explore how the UK softwood sector spearheaded a timber import resurgence in 2020, rising 3% above 2019 levels and if the booming demand from last year will continue throughout 2021.

Noble Francis, Economics Director of Construction Products Association (CPA), will discuss how the pandemic and Brexit have affected the housing and construction market, what the recent Budget announcement means for housing, and provide an economic forecast for the rest of the year.

Just one week till the UK Softwood Conference 2021, which is taking place on Wednesday 31 March, 10:00 to 13:00 GMT, via Zoom. Spaces are limited and fast being filled. For the full programme, speakers and to sign up for the event go here

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