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Chinese traders concerned on rising prices for US hardwoods

The trade friction between China and the United States has been on everyone’s mind in 2018, especially manufacturers which [...]

Fall in EU wood furniture imports from China in 2018

After making gains in 2017, EU wood furniture imports from China, by far the largest external supplier, fell 5% to [...]

Lumber industry in British Columbia is optimistic about growth in exports to China

British Columbia lumber producers are getting ready for a rough 2019, considering the concerns over Canada-China trade, the US [...]

Metsa Group starts to export sawn timber to China by train

A block train packed with 41 containers of sawn timber left Kouvola, eastern Finland Tuesday and headed to Xi'an [...]

Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]

Chinese imports of hardwood chips reach record high in the 3Q/2018

Chinese pulpmills have continued to increase importation of hardwood chips throughout 2018, and import volumes reached a new record high [...]

Chinese wood products companies shift to Vietnam

The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target: to push production out [...]

Current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

A new market segment for Swedish sawmills in China

China does not have a well-developed quality system with third-party controls like the Nordic quality system NTR, which [...]

China regained share of US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]