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European softwood lumber exports to China drop by almost 30%

    The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -27% during January-June 2018, as compared [...]

China shows increasing interest in Swedish sawnwood products

Shanghai fair confirmed the furniture industry’s interest in Swedish sawn timber. In September, Swedish Wood participated in the FMC [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend; lumber trade rising

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18. This was the first q-o-q [...]

American hardwood exports to China grow considerably in H1/2018 despite trade war concerns

The exports of American hardwood to South-East Asia and China recorded gains in the first half of 2018 in [...]

Finnish sawmill industry kept alive by Asian demand

Last spring, Finlands sawmill industry said that pulp mills growing hunger for wood and the rising price of raw lumber [...]

Chinese producers get ready to beat US tariffs by rerouting goods

As the trade war between China and the U.S. festers, business leaders and analysts say Chinese producers are likely [...]

China’s sawnwood imports continue to rise this year; import prices as well

China’s sawnwood imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 8.28 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry to benefit from US-China trade war

The trade war between the U.S. and China officially started on 6 July after the U.S. started imposing [...]