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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 [...]

Ban on Russian timber exports to China would be inappropriate, says Minister of Industry and Trade

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal [...]

Latest trade tariffs in US-China trade war into effect as of September 1

The Trump administration’s latest tariffs on China came into effect on Sunday (Sept 1), targeting for the first time [...]

New Zealand logging contractors in trouble after price collapse in China

Logging contractors in New Zealand are letting staff go or are working on reduced hours after the sudden fall in [...]