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Keyword: China

Imbalance between strong demand, poor supply in China favors New Zealand log exporters

While most industry insiders were expecting flat or slightly export prices for May, New Zealand log export prices rose at [...]

China will have a serious softwood logs supply problem starting 2022

Even if China increases imports from Europe and New Zealand, there will be a gap of of 8.66 million [...]

The global timber crisis is expected to continue for a long time

The global shortage of timber is getting worse. Due to the superposition of various factors such as strong housing demand [...]

China: Prices for imported European spruce logs at record highs

For the Chinese timber import market, 2021 can be described as a crazy year. The prices of most wood species [...]

Prices for New Zealand logs exported to China at record levels

The CFR prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in China increased approximately 20 USD over the last month. The [...]

China’s softwood lumber import fells sharply in Q1/2021; inventories low

China imported approximately 4.13 million m3 of softwood lumber during January-March 2021. This means a reduction with 20 [...]

China’s softwood log imports remain strong in Q1/2021 despite shipping issues and rising prices

Softwood log market in China remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2021 with exporters paying king’s ransom for [...]

Australian log exports remain suspended with no end in sight to trade dispute

Australia's forestry sector claims there are no signs of any movement by Chinese officials to end the ongoing log [...]

New Zealand log export prices offset by high shipping costs, despite booming China demand

International log prices are at record levels due to strong demand from China as other supply lines dry up. But [...]