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The United States is considering reducing import duties on Chinese products

The United States is considering at least partial loosening of import duties on Chinese products to accelerate trade negotiations.  [...]

2018 was a bad year for Scandinavian sawmills’ softwood lumber exports to China

  After years of steady growth, the European softwood lumber exports to China had a bad year in 2018 [...]

Investigation reveals how illegally harvested timber is ‘greenwashed’ in China

An investigation conducted by Sixth Tone, a group of Chinese researchers and journalists linked to the Shanghai United Media Group [...]

China’s economic growth falls to a three-decade low in 2018

As a result of the tariff dispute with the Trump administration, China's economic growth fell to a three-decade [...]

China and the European countries cooperate to promote wood products trade through railway express

A China-Europe Wood Industry Cooperation Summit was recently hosted by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA). A [...]

China’s forestry sector output reached US$1.1 trillion in 2018

China's forestry sector output reached 7.33 trillion yuan (about 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2018, 2 [...]

Global lumber market affected by slowing Chinese economy and trade disputes

As a result of the Chinese economy going down and the trade disputes the country has with the U.S [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Weaker demand for high value ‘redwoods’ in China

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

Fall in EU wood furniture imports from China in 2018

After making gains in 2017, EU wood furniture imports from China, by far the largest external supplier, fell 5% to [...]