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China: Railway deliveries expected to sharply reduce timber imports through ports

How will the competition between railway transported timber and port timber affect the market structure in China? Some market participants [...]

Arauco’s sales of wood products impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

EU tropical timber imports rising since mid-2018

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

VIDEO: Sharp rise in Brazilian eucalyptus logs to China

Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy, and one of its top exports is wood. But with rising concerns over [...]

Brazil: Wood-products export update

In March 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.4% in value compared to [...]

Brazil prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 16-30 April, 2019.       [...]

US$250mil sawmill to be build in Argentina

Argentina's Grupo Garabi and Belgium's Forestcape are to invest a joint US$250mil in the Argentinian province of [...]

FSC disassociates from the Brazilian forestry company, Jari Group

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has disassociated from the Brazilian forestry company, Jari Group (Jari), after an investigation carried out [...]

Substantial growth in China’s tropical sawnwood imports from Brazil

Thailand still is the main tropical sawnwood exporter to China. China’s tropical sawnwood imports from Thailand in 2018 were [...]

Arauco inaugurates its giant plant in Grayling, Michigan

Last week, Arauco held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its state-of-the-art particleboard and lamination facility in Grayling [...]