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Substantial growth in 2017 Chinese sawn softwood imports from Finland

China’s 2017 sawn softwood imports surged 41% to 25.05 million cubic metres, accounting for 67% of total softwood [...]

China’s plywood trade disrupted by domestic environmental controls

Chinese plywood supply is reported by EU importers to be disrupted by tough new national environmental controls, which are forcing [...]

Global softwood lumber prices keep on going up during Q1/2018

Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North [...]

China: Sawn softwood imports up 41% in 2017

According to data from China Customs, 2017 Chinese sawnwood imports totalled 37.35 million cubic metres valued at US$10 [...]

Germany: Positive forecasts for woodworking machines orders in 2018

German woodworking machines manufacturers have increased production by 10.4% in 2017, to EUR 3.2 billion.     [...]

Global trends for the forestry industry in Q1/2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) jumped 5.1% q-o-q in the 1Q/18 to reach its highest [...]

China’s booming demand for France’s oak logs puts French sawmills in jeopardy

      China's increased demand for wood has made the oak logs exports from France [...]

Hardwood exports from the US to China get to record levels in Q1 2018

Amidst the trade dispute between China and the US, the hardwood exports to Sea and Greater China   rallied [...]

China boosts imports of tropical logs & sawnwood

China’s log imports from the USA in the first three months of 2018 totalled 1.41 million cubic metres [...]

Latest prices of logs and sawnwood in China

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]