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Australia and Pacific Region

Sanctions on Russia negatively impact Australia’s construction industry

With supplies of key laminated veneered lumber (LVL) and engineered wood products (EWPs) imported from Russia and Belarus, which accounted [...]

Japanese trading firms investing more in foreign forest assets

Major Japanese trading companies are stepping up their investments in forestry projects abroad. That's as they seek to achieve [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

In 2021, the 25 biggest softwood sawmills in the world produced more than 85 million m³ of lumber, which corresponds [...]

New Zealand log export prices at a low level in June

June is historically the poorest performing month in the New Zealand export log market and this June is no exception [...]

Global port congestion improves, freight rates will remain high

High freight costs, congestion at terminals, earlier peak seasons and due to strict Covid-19 lockdown measures have had a [...]

Rebound in China’s log imports expected from August

Generally, in June there is a supply and demand imbalance in China as the seasonal demand drops during the Chinese [...]

India: Current trends in the log import market

About nine bulk shipments of logs are expected in Kandla port in June; five from Uruguay, three from Australia and [...]

China’s demand for logs depends on lockdown easing; but hopes are high from August

China softwood log inventory has risen steadily to 5.6m. Considering significant parts of China have been in lockdown, log [...]

Japanese corporations take over global forest investor

New Forests, a Sydney-based Australian investment company that invests in natural assets worldwide, including sustainably managed forests, is to [...]