Australia and Pacific Region

NZ log export prices reach third straight month increase

Export log prices in New Zealand increased in November, at a third straight month. The low shipping rates and the [...]

New Zealand’s prices for timber are set to rise due to recent earthquake

News is emerging that timber harvesting will be affected by the massive earthquake in New Zealand. A magnitude 7.8 [...]

China Fenglin Group abandons plans to build massive sawmill in New Zealand

The Chinese Fenglin Group recently announced that the company has decided to terminate its intention to invest a massive wood [...]

New Zealand’s export log prices keep steady in October

The export log prices in New Zealand kept firm during October due to low shipping rates and a growing demand [...]

New Zealand timber industry stays strong despite challenges

The New Zealand timber industry is in a good demand cycle despite the challenges that’s facing at the moment [...]

Global pulpwood prices up in 2Q/2016 after several quarters of sharp decline

Global pulpwood prices were up in the 2Q/16 after having declined for seven consecutive quarters. Wood fiber costs currently [...]

New Zealand export log prices start to recover in September

Export log prices in New Zealand recovered in September, after an eight-month low, due to the demand, shipping rates [...]

Global timber prices growing steady in the second quarter

The global timber price index GSPI was up 4.2% in the 2Q/16 after having fallen to the lowest [...]