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China recognized wood framing in new standard

Wood Frame Construction Technology (WFC) has officially been recognized for the first time by China’s Green Building Evaluation Standard [...]

Major global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber-exporting countries increasing their [...]

Recovery in EU softwood lumber deliveries to China, as Germany compensates sharp drop in Nordic exports

  After a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the [...]

China’s wood products trade continues to expand

The total value of China’s wood products trade rose 6% to US$163.5 billion in 2018. Of the [...]

China: Price overview for imported logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in May 2019

The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China, between 15-31 [...]

China: Transformation of the Nanxun wood industry

Major changes have taken place in the Nanxun timber industry over the past few years. The main change has been [...]

More than 600 companies urge Trump to end tariffs on Chinese imports

Companies across a wide array of industries have almost uniformly opposed the Trump administration's plan to expand a 25 [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level on record

Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on record. The uptick in [...]

Sweden: Collapse in softwood lumber exports to China compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter 2019 to 365.6 [...]