PWPA Holds 61st Annual General Assembly
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) held its 61st Annual General Assembly of Members last October 19, 2012 at the MAN Multipurpose Hall, Quezon City – exclusively for PWPA members and loyal sponsors.
PWPA on the Danger of Imported Plywood
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) continues its best efforts to arrest the influx of undeclared, misdeclared or underdeclared China-made plywood in the local market.
PWPA Presents a Paper at the NAST PHL
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) presented a paper on processed wood products at the Roundtable Discussion on “Processed Food and Wood Products: Current Status, Issues and Concerns” sponsored by the National Academy of Science and Technolo
PWPA Speaks Before the Convention of Foresters
The Philippine Wood Producers Association President Antonio Olizon presented a paper entitled “Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT)” during the 64th Anniversary Convention of the Society of Filipino Foresters on September 19-21, 2012 at th
IFMA Holders Meet DENR Secretary
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) representatives joined the group of IFMA holders (IFMA Association of the Philippines or IFMAP) in meeting with DENR Secretary Ramon Paje on October 24, 2012 at his office in Quezon City to discuss issues a
Official Statement of the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA)
Recent news reports on seizure and confiscations of illegally cut logs are proofs that the country’s forests are even more in danger after the issuance of Executive Order 23. Running after illegally cut logs is not forest protection nor sustainable fore
PROCESSED WOOD PRODUCTS:CURRENT STATUS, ISSUES/CONCERNS AND PROSPECTS
Background. Processed wood products, specifically lumber, veneer and plywood are the primary material outputs of the upstream sector of the Philippine wood industry.
Wood Industry in 2012 & 2013 Projection
Wood Industry: 2012 Assessment
In February 2011, President Benigno S. Aquino III issued Executive Order No. 23, otherwise known as, “Declaring a Moratorium on the Cutting and Harvesting of Timber in the Natural and Residual Forests and Creating
PWPA Submits Concept Paper for the Wood Industry Summit
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) submitted to the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) its draft concept paper for the proposed Philippine Wood Industry Summit to be held on January or February 2013.
PWPA Meets New DENR-NCR Director
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) made a courtesy call last July 31, 2012 to Forester Neria Andin, the new Regional Executive Director (RED) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR).
PWPA Attends National Export Congress
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) attended the National Export Congress on December 5, 2012 at the Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City. The National Export Congress was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry-Bureau of Ex