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Archives: 2019

Price drops in exports of New Zealand logs to China

Prices for New Zealand domestic log sales in June are mostly unchanged from May as we move to the end [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

Recent trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]

China: Price overview for imported logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in May 2019

The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China, between 15-31 [...]

Softwood log stocks in Chinese ports starting to fall

Total softwood log stocks across China have reduced slightly from last month to around 3.8 million m3. Daily uplift [...]

China: Transformation of the Nanxun wood industry

Major changes have taken place in the Nanxun timber industry over the past few years. The main change has been [...]

More than 600 companies urge Trump to end tariffs on Chinese imports

Companies across a wide array of industries have almost uniformly opposed the Trump administration's plan to expand a 25 [...]

West Fraser to permanently close Chasm lumber mill

West Fraser announced its intention to permanently close its Chasm lumber mill and eliminate the third shift from its 100 [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level on record

Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on record. The uptick in [...]