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Overview of June price falls of European spruce logs in China

On the whole, June Chinese imported spruce logs fell sharply. The price of spruce/white pine in all regions of [...]

China: Prices for imported German spruce logs drop sharply in June

According to Chinese importers contacted by GWMI, on average in China, the German spruce log transaction price of 195 euros [...]

China: Some wood-based panel producers stop production

It has been reported that many wood-based panel enterprises in Shuyang city of Jiangsu province stopped or limited production [...]

Coronavirus outbreak causes huge backlog at China’s ports

A coronavirus outbreak in in southern China has clogged ports critical to global trade, causing a shipping backlog that could [...]

China’s high prices leave New Zealand wood industry fearing for its survival 

Thirty years ago the Government sold off much of its Crown forestry estate. Today it's looking to forestry, now [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China at record levels

The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs in June increased an average of $5 per JASm3 from May [...]

China: Timber import prices started to fall

Timber import prices in China have started to fall in mid-May and continued the downward trend at the beginning [...]

Wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with the progression of 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021. Timber suppliers [...]