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China: Log stocks continue to decline, import prices show an upward trend

The log inventory in China continued to decline in August, and prices showed an upward trend. As of the end [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

CIF prices for China’s lumber imports from most suppliers rose in the first half of 2022, except for Thailand [...]

Ukraine war creates new opportunities in the EU market for some tropical wood products

Between April and June this year, EU27 import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was, in dollar terms [...]

China: August review of the softwood log market

China softwood log inventory has remained stable at about 4.6 - 4.7m. Fresh pine logs are sold quickly after [...]

Russia: Sanctions dramatically bring down wood product manufacturing

In July, wood products manufacturing in Russia fell 20.4% y-o-y according to data published by the Russian [...]

Russian plywood industry in crisis

The Russian plywood industry, hit hardest by EU sanctions, continued to decline. Russia's domestic plywood market has seen excess [...]

Kastamonu Entegre eyes top three spot in the global wood-based panel market

    Already one of the world’s top five wood-based panel manufacturers, Kastamonu Entegre is raising [...]

China: Falling stocks of N. American logs and European spruce logs

Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.96 million m3 on July 30th, 2022, a [...]