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Will China bet on wood pellets to solve its pollution problems?

China is a bit of a mystery for wood pellet producers. With its large population, its reliance on coal, and [...]

Analysis: Environmental measures accelerated the structural reform of China’s plywood industry

In 2018, the concentration of China's plywood industry continued to increase. There were more than 5,300 plywood production [...]

Analysis: Will China’s huge hunger for timber still rely on imports in the future?

With the rising protection of forest resources by countries in the world, the trade friction between the world's countries [...]

Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

Development of China’s wood-based panel sector continues

In 2018 the volume of China’s wood-based panel exports totaled 14.23 million cubic metres, an increase of [...]

Surge in foreign investment from China in Vietnam’s wood processing sector

The surge in the number of new FDI projects into Vietnam’s wood processing sector continues. Most of the investment [...]

China: Prices of imported logs and lumber in September 2019

      Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market        [...]

Trump to suspend tariff hike on Chinese imports

President Trump said Friday the government had reach a “phase one” trade agreement with China and won’t be moving [...]

China: Sharp fall in imports of hardwood lumber balanced more softwood lumber imports

In the first half of 2019, the total import of logs and lumber totaled 485.394 million cubic meters, amounting [...]

Indonesian timber and furniture industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]