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Weak market for Finnish pine in China

The recent performance of the Finnish pine market is unremarkable and the market is weak.    Some [...]

China: Sharp drop in import prices of softwood logs

China’s log imports in the first half of 2019 totalled 29.56 million cubic metres valued at US$5 [...]

China: Prices of main wood commodities in September 2019

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the two major timber distribution markets in China [...]

Forecast: China’s 2019 wood imports to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks

China’s 2019 imports of wood products are projected to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks [...]

Global plywood industry hit by US-China trade war and slowdown of Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

Vietnam suspects China in recent plywood export surge

Vietnam suspects that a surge in plywood exports to the U.S. is actually coming from Chinese firms looking to [...]

List of timber products affected by China’s new retaliatory tariffs

The U.S.- China trade war tensions heightens once more as Beijing announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs on [...]