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New Zealand log export prices dropped considerably in November

In November, New Zealand prices for exported logs to China dropped on average $18 per m3 in the higher quality [...]

Sawmills in Europe and N. America see profits plunge in 3Q

Sawmills in Europe and North America enjoyed record profits during the first half of 2021, but fell in the 3Q [...]

Booming trend in European log exports to China unlikely to continue

European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination of a never-ending [...]

French oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to China are rising considerably [...]

Congested Chinese ports put high pressure on log exports

The cost of shipping wood to China has almost trippled since January — the result of Covid, increased fuel prices and [...]

COP26 concludes: What significance has the result for worldwide forests?

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in Glasgow, Scotland, from November 1st to 12th. However, the final [...]

New Zealand may limit timber exports to China due to shortages

For New Zealand, forestry is New Zealand's third largest export product , with annual revenues of more than US$6 [...]

Demand for timber falls in China, and so do prices. Why?

So, what caused the current timber import price drop in China and how long’s it going to last for [...]