Australia and Pacific Region

Australia allows eight storyes timber buildings

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) will help the local industry allow timber construction in taller structures. This comes after [...]

China is now the largest export market for Australian Eucalyptus wood chips

Australia has increased exportation of Eucalyptus chips by 58% in three years to reach a record-high in 2015, according [...]

Canada: Trans-Pacific Partnership to help the wood industry

Canada’s wood products producers are on the way of signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership backed up by the Trudeau [...]

Australian company to invest €50 million in Irish forestry assets

SLM partners, an agri-investment management firm, wants to procure €50 million to invest in forestry riches from Ireland. The [...]

New Zealand: Export log prices still go up on higher Chinese demand

Log prices for export in New Zealand increased to a 9-month high from steady inventories and a stronger request [...]

Pan Pac Forest Products doubles production capacity at Milburn sawmill

Japanese-owned Pan Pac Forest Products will pour NZ$23million into doubling capacity and creating jobs at its Milburn sawmilling [...]

Rising New Zealand log export prices on lower Chinese inventories

New Zealand log export prices increased slightly in October on lower inventories in Chinese ports and a rise in demand [...]

Chinese company Fenglin to build massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand

A Chinese company plans to invest US$250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin [...]

Record wood products trade in China

According to the latest statistics from the State Forestry Administration, the value of China's 2014 international trade in wood [...]

March brings 76% increase of logs imports to China

Log import volumes to China typically increase in the month of March every year and 2015 was no exception with [...]