Register

China

Greenpeace to withdraw from FSC

Greenpeace is withdrawing from the main global group for certifying sustainable wood products, saying it is failing to protect natural [...]

Softwood lumber global demand reached record-high in 2017

Global trade of softwood lumber reached a record-high in 2017, as demand for wood continued to increase in the [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise in Q4/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased to US$76.34/m3 in the 4Q/17, up 1.0 percent [...]

Central/West Africa: Producers await buyers for Chinese market to see reaction to higher FOB prices

Analysts say there is little to report in terms of market reaction to the higher log FOB asking prices which [...]

Russia: Drop in softwood logs exports in China in 2017; hardwood deliveries up 23%

In 2017, China reduced the Russian roundwood imports by 0.8% and increased the purchases of hardwood by 23%.  [...]

China: 18% decline in softwood log imports and 10% in hardwood log imports expected for the next 10 years

China's logs, lumber and woodchips imports have been ascending rapidly and reached very high values. Between 2012 and 2017 [...]

Chinese woodworking machinery company buys 75% of the Italian Masterwood

Guangzhou KDT Machinery Co. will buy 75 percent of Masterwood, a recognized Italian brand of machinery for wood processing, for [...]

China’s national standards committee revises redwood standards; recognized species down to 29 from 33

A revised national standard, (GB/T 18107-2017 effective 1 July 2018), for Chinese redwood has been released by the [...]

Chinese accreditation body recognised by US EPA

According to the China Daily website China’s National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) has been recognised by the [...]

China’s economic slowdown might become a problem for the Finnish lumber exporters

Concerns about the future development of the Chinese economy will again become headlines in Finland by the end of 2018 [...]