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Australia and Pacific Region

Australian company to acquire one of New Zealand’s largest forestry business

Australian OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) has signed an agreement to acquire one of New Zealand’s leading forestry businesses, Nelson Forests [...]

Overview of the global forest industry in Q3/2017

The strong softwood fiber global prices, led by the US dollar weakening and the growing demand from China have risen [...]

Log prices in New Zealand reach 24-year high

Structural log prices in New Zealand reach the highest level in 24 years, while A-grade export logs hit a [...]

Mohawk Industries acquires largest flooring company in Australia and NZ

Mohawk Industries has agreed to acquire Godfrey Hirst Group, the leading flooring company in Australia and New Zealand. Mohawk presently [...]

Global softwood sawmills register strong earnings

The US South was the highest margin sawmill region in North America – a place it has held since 2008 – as [...]

Quick overview of this year’s International Hardwood Conference

Venice hosted the most important hardwood lumber conference in the world, on the 16th of November. More than 150 people [...]

Changing competitive landscape of China’s wood market

In 2016, China’s commercial timber trade volume (including logs and sawn lumber) was about 160 million m3, of which [...]

Chinese hardwood chips imports to hit new record

Roughly half of all hardwood chips traded in the Pacific Rim have been destined for Chinese ports in the 1H [...]