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Falling prices for New Zealand exported logs to China

CFR price in China has fallen further to stabilise at 110 USD per JASm3 for  New Zealand A grade logs [...]

S. America, Europe and New Zealand in fierce competition for log supply to China

Log supply into China has increased, with South America and Europe responsible for most of this increase. European supply during [...]

Chinese flooring giant invests big in Georgia

Chinese flooring manufacturing giant Create Flooring Solutions (CFL) will invest $70 million in a new 252,000-square-foot manufacturing [...]

Rising ocean freight rates having a huge impact on global timber trade

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

Serious interruption of Chinese plywood supply to Europe

On supply, some interruption was reported out of Indonesia and Malaysia due to the lockdown; some factories reported to have [...]

Swedish and German softwood lumber exports to China rise sharply despite pandemic

  Despite the ongoing pandemic and the lockdowns which have slowed trade in many European countries, EU softwood lumber [...]

Falling pulpwood prices around the world

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines [...]

Belarus boosts lumber exports by 30%; enters Chinese market

In January-May 2020, lumber export of companies run by the Belarusian Forestry Ministry went up by 30%.   [...]

New Zealand’s forestry sector’s hopes for revival after rollercoaster ride

While the past few months have been a rollercoaster for many industries, the New Zealand's forest sector has been [...]