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Downward trend in Sweden’s softwood lumber exports; deliveries to China and Egypt drop sharply

During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This represents a -2% decrease [...]

Trends are about to change in China’s softwood log, lumber supply chain

Ongoing developments and emerging themes in China continue to significantly impact market dynamics; these key themes are unmistakable to anyone [...]

Forecast: China to become British Columbia’s main forest products export market, surpassing the US

Canada’s key export-support organization boldly predicts China will surpass the United States as British Columbia’s top market [...]

China cuts import tariffs on wood products to 5.4% from 6.6%; trade war with US continues to impact markets

A recent government announcement effective November 1st, 2018 states that China has reduced import tariffs on more than 1,500 [...]

Sharp rise in EU imports of Russian and Brazilian plywood

    The output of plywood imports to Europe showed an important improvement in the first nine months [...]

Russia might temporarily ban the export of roundwood to China

Russia can temporarily restrict roundwood exports to China due to the issues of forest reproduction and destruction, Minister of Natural [...]

Finnish softwood lumber exports drop sharply this year; exports to Asia and the Middle East collapse

The Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world decreased by -4% during January - September 2018, as compared to the same [...]

Chinese furniture industry investing heavily in European woodworking machinery

China is home to the world’s biggest woodworking and furniture manufacturing industry, much of which is concentrated in the [...]

Booming European softwood logs exports to China

Due to a massive boost of exports from France, total European softwood logs deliveries to China have outpaced those of [...]