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Keyword: log prices

New Zealand’s export prices of logs drop as market in China is still complicated

The New Zealand forestry industry is currently experiencing a very difficult start to 2020. Prices for export logs dropped approximately [...]

New Zealand log export prices on the rise in December

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid US$120s range per m3. At [...]

British Columbia’s forestry industry crisis is worsening

British Columbia's forestry industry is going through a deeper crisis, led mostly by high log prices and low timber [...]

New Zealand logging contractors in trouble after price collapse in China

Logging contractors in New Zealand are letting staff go or are working on reduced hours after the sudden fall in [...]

New Zealand log prices in China start to recover

New Zealand log prices in China have improved after slumping earlier in the year, restoring a little confidence to the [...]

New Zealand exports more logs, despite falling log prices overseas

New Zealand exported more logs and wood in June 2019, despite falling log prices overseas. In June 2019, the value [...]

New Zealand sawmill shuts down, due to skyrocketing log prices paid by the Chinese

New Zealand's Waverley Sawmill based in South Taranaki, which has traded since at least 1932, has been sold and [...]

Canada: Sawmill production falls into a lower gear

The recent lumber curtailments of major Canadian lumber producers, announced back in the fall and winter of 2018, have seriously [...]

Stora Enso plans massive lay-offs in Finland due to lumber oversupply and high log prices

Stora Enso prepares for temporary lay-offs in its Wood Products division in Finland. The provisional lay-off plans concern [...]