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Japan seeks to boost wood pellet imports from Canada

Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada – especially from British Columbia [...]

Global lumber market affected by slowing Chinese economy and trade disputes

As a result of the Chinese economy going down and the trade disputes the country has with the U.S [...]

Weaker demand for high value ‘redwoods’ in China

Many timber suppliers in the Shanghai Furen timber market are complaining that demand for timber for furniture making has suddenly [...]

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 [...]

European tropical wood imports impacted by supply issues

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

Potential Chinese trade tariff and Brexit impacts on the European hardwood market

Projecting into 2019, importers were concerned at the potential for an increase in market impacts of Chinese tariffs on US [...]

Rising EU sawn hardwood imports in 2018

Total EU sawn hardwood imports were up 4% for the first nine months of 2018 at 1.62 million cu [...]

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 [...]

Japan expected to set new record for wood pellet imports

Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase again [...]