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Australia and Pacific Region

Falling prices for New Zealand exported logs to China

CFR price in China has fallen further to stabilise at 110 USD per JASm3 for  New Zealand A grade logs [...]

S. America, Europe and New Zealand in fierce competition for log supply to China

Log supply into China has increased, with South America and Europe responsible for most of this increase. European supply during [...]

Rising ocean freight rates having a huge impact on global timber trade

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

World’s tallest hybrid timber tower to be built in Sydney

Sydney could soon be home to the world's tallest hybrid timber building if a new project comes to fruition [...]

New Zealand’s forestry sector’s hopes for revival after rollercoaster ride

While the past few months have been a rollercoaster for many industries, the New Zealand's forest sector has been [...]

Lack of demand in China causes sharp fall in NZ’s radiata pine logs prices

In May, due to concerns about the global supply of logs and sawn timber, the CFR price of first-grade [...]

Global lumber producers see surprising improvement in profitability in early 2020

The US South and British Columbia have historically been the lowest-cost lumber-producing regions of North America. However, in [...]