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British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Declining furniture trade in China

According to data from China Customs, in the first half of 2018 the value of China’ s furniture exports was [...]

Trends in China’s furniture industry

The furniture industry in China is a traditional industry and it has developed rapidly over the past 30 years. Large [...]

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 [...]