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Slowdown in Chinese lumber imports in 2018; weaker demand and price uncertainty due to trade war with US

China's demand for logs and lumber grew in 2018 as compared to 2017, but most of the gains were [...]

New Zealand wood on a high demand as China shuns US exports; export prices near records

Forestry prices in New Zealand — one of the world’s largest timber exporters — are near record highs, thanks largely to [...]

European softwood logs exports to China see a fivefold increase

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during January-November 2018, due to a boost [...]

Rising softwood log stocks across China

Total softwood log stocks across China have increased slightly and are now approximately 3.1-3.3 million m3. Inventory [...]

China: Prices for main wood products in January 2019

Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market   Exchange rate: 1 Euro= 7,65 CNY (January 3rd, 2019)  [...]

China: Yekalon starts production at its 300,000 m3/yr MDF/HDF plant

Yekalon has produced the first board at its a new MDF/HDF production line in China. According to the announcement [...]

Interfor boosts lumber shipments to China due to Chinese tariffs on US products

Interfor Corp. says the company has markedly increased lumber shipments from Canada to China as a result of tariffs imposed [...]

More US hardwood likely to be diverted to Europe

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

The United States is considering reducing import duties on Chinese products

The United States is considering at least partial loosening of import duties on Chinese products to accelerate trade negotiations.  [...]