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Australia and Pacific Region

New Zealand log export prices to China at high levels in January

Due to the current ban on all Australian softwood imports into the country, a monthly supply gap of about 400 [...]

The US is increasingly dependent on overseas lumber supply

During the first ten months of 2020, US importation of overseas softwood lumber was 39% higher than during the same [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise due to steady recovery in log trade

Global log trade made a comeback in the third quarter of the year following two quarters of weak performances. Most [...]

China: Demand for softwood logs expected to rise as inventories shrink

China has come out of the Covid crisis with a huge amount of infrastructure spending which has, in turn, created [...]

Declining world softwood lumber trade in 2020

In the first three quarters of 2020, the largest softwood lumber flows in the world declined.     [...]

India: Log and lumber import market uncertain

Sentiment from log buyers in Kandla is turning negative, with reports of four vessels to load from Uruguay, one from [...]

China: Many softwood log prices have soared after the New Year’s Day holiday

After the New Year's holiday, many log traders are worried about future market uncertainties, and many softwood prices have [...]