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China: Weak market for European birch timber, as Russian birch becomes cheaper

Some Chinese merchants said that this year, due to the short-term factors such as the downturn in the property [...]

China: Plywood price overview at different timber markets

The following article is an overview of October 2019 prices for different plywood assortments at China's Shangdong Linyi and [...]

North American hardwood prices drop sharply in Chinese timber markets

The recent price of North American red oak fell by 500-600 yuan/cubic meter (US$ 70-85/m3)  in [...]

Forecast of overall timber consumption in China in the next 3-5 years

China's timber demand has maintained a steady growth trend, especially for the demand for logs and primary processed products [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in October 2019

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

U.S. hardwood industry to disintegrate from trade war with China

A possible trade deal with China announced this month might not be broad enough to save U.S. hardwood timber [...]

Will China bet on wood pellets to solve its pollution problems?

China is a bit of a mystery for wood pellet producers. With its large population, its reliance on coal, and [...]

Analysis: Environmental measures accelerated the structural reform of China’s plywood industry

In 2018, the concentration of China's plywood industry continued to increase. There were more than 5,300 plywood production [...]

Analysis: Will China’s huge hunger for timber still rely on imports in the future?

With the rising protection of forest resources by countries in the world, the trade friction between the world's countries [...]

Development of China’s wood-based panel sector continues

In 2018 the volume of China’s wood-based panel exports totaled 14.23 million cubic metres, an increase of [...]