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WTO says that US’ tariffs on China broke global trade rules

The World Trade Organization has ruled that tariffs the US imposed on Chinese goods in 2018, triggering a trade war [...]

Chinese plywood exports fall sharply in value

According to China Customs, plywood exports in the first half of 2020 were 4.778 million cubic metres valued at [...]

China imports less softwood logs – but more from Europe

China imported a total of 12% less softwood logs up to the beginning of August, but 117% more timber came [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in September 2020

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Current trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices down globally in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Weak MDF market in China

According to Chinese market insiders, the weakness of the downstream furniture market in China this year has led to a [...]

Interview with Michael Snow: Impact of Covid-19 on hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

Vietnam: Stunning first half wood product exports

According to Vietnam Customs, at the end of June, wood and wood product (W&WP) export revenues amounted to [...]