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Investigation of padauk shipment from Congo to EU impacts prices

In early July Belgian Customs blocked the release of a shipment of padouk sawnwood dispatched from Gabon. The Belgian authorities [...]

Germany: June prices for wood products continued descending trend

  Producer prices for commercial wood products in Germany continued to decline in June. While there is a split [...]

Northern European wood pellet prices hit record high this summer

Nordic wood pellet prices have risen to record highs amid stronger demand over the past month, but ample supply and [...]

German exports of logs to China more than double this year

In the January-May period, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2 percent year-over-year to 3 [...]

Vietnam replaces China as top supplier of hardwood plywood to the US

US imports of hardwood plywood were down 5% in June, with decreases in volume from nearly all trading partners. Imports [...]

The 10 most important factors affecting the Chinese timber market today

China’s economic downturn is impacting sales of wood products and under present market conditions there is growing over-capacity [...]

Sharp fall for Brazilian wood products exports in June 2019

The value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products in June 2019 (excluding pulp and paper products) fell 12% year [...]

New Zealand log exports to China up 27.2% in Q2/2019

Log exports from New Zealand to China expanded 27.2% y-o-y in second quarter of 2019 to 4 [...]

Timber exports to China: Russia and New Zealand at ”war”

Russia is currently China's largest timber source. In 2018, Russian exports to China reached 15.65 million cubic meters [...]

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture from planned 10% tariffs

The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture  from its next rounds of 10% tariffs.    [...]