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Sharp drop in Chinese demand causes big drop in New Zealand’s log export prices

The dramatic drop in August At-Wharf-Gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand is the [...]

Tight supply for Swedish sawmills as forest fires limit log supply

Although consumption of wood raw-material by the Swedish forest industry has risen in 2017 and early 2018, sawmills have [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia significantly up in December 2017

Roundwood prices in Estonia mostly went up during December 2017, with the price for pine sawlogs going up the most [...]

Log prices in New Zealand reach 24-year high

Structural log prices in New Zealand reach the highest level in 24 years, while A-grade export logs hit a [...]

Australian log exports to China tripled over the last four years

Lucrative log markets in China have resulted in a tripling of softwood log export volumes from Australia the past four [...]

China: Log imports up 8% in the first half of year

Log imports up 8% in the first half of year China’s log imports in the first half of 2017 [...]

Finnish sawn timber production forecast to rise by 1 mil. m3 in 2017 on booming Chinese demand

Finland’s sawn timber production is projected to reach 12.4 million m3 in 2017 (compared to 11.4 million [...]

New Zealand export log prices keep on rising

New Zealand export log prices generally rose this month, as key fundamentals move in the country's favour.   [...]

Ruble’s devaluation has resulted in major cost reductions at Russian sawmills

In contrast with the tough situation the Russian forestry industry faced in 2012-2014, it now has a formidable development [...]