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Recovery in New Zealand radiata log exports to China in 2016

Log exports from New Zealand to China have recovered strongly following improved demand over the past year. China is New [...]

Recovery expected for global construction equipment industry in 2017

Global sales of construction equipment are expected to increase seven per cent this year, according to updated forecasts from specialist [...]

New Zealand’s exports of logs to India dropped by 62% due to currency issues

New Zealand's exports of logs to India have decreased by 62% year-on-year, for fear of falling demand [...]

250,000mt/yr Australian wood pellet restarts production after five years

Wood pellet processing plant in Albany, Australia, is set to be recommissioned after five years of care and maintenance.  [...]

Record roundwood prices in New Zealand during February

The export prices for New Zealand logs increased for every grade. The average wharf gate price for unpruned A-grade [...]

Demand in China sustains continuous growth for New Zealand export log prices

New Zealand’s forestry sector will encounter an even larger growth in the market due to the ongoing demand from [...]

Global wood products production in its sixth consecutive year of growth

All major wood products global production increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2015, while trade in wood products decreased [...]

Hardwood pulpwood prices on the rise

The two Global Wood Fiber Price Indices were close to parity in the 3Q/16. The Hardwood Wood Fiber Price [...]

Overview and forecast for the global wood pellet markets in 2017

The past few years have been challenging for wood pellet producers and pellet production project developers. A temporary plateau in [...]