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Sweden: Softwood sawlog prices on the rise as demand from sawmills booms

In Central Sweden, state-owned Sveaskog raises the purchase price for softwood sawlogs from 18 January. The reason is continued [...]

China: Demand for softwood logs expected to rise as inventories shrink

China has come out of the Covid crisis with a huge amount of infrastructure spending which has, in turn, created [...]

India: Log and lumber import market uncertain

Sentiment from log buyers in Kandla is turning negative, with reports of four vessels to load from Uruguay, one from [...]

With Chinese trade ban, Australia looks to India as a new market for its timber

With the embargo imposed by China on the importation of Australian logs still in effect, it is becoming a race [...]

China: Total timber imports this year is expected to reach 110 million cubic meters

It is estimated that China's total timber imports this year is expected to reach 110 million cubic meters.  [...]

Expanding opportunities for lesser used certified hardwoods in Europe

Responding to the overall decline in availability of the commercially most popular tropical species, particularly if certified, and the objective [...]

Solid Chinese demand for New Zealand logs; prices on the rise

Domestic demand for New Zealand logs and sawn timber remains strong with domestic sales of sawn timber exceeding projections.   [...]

India: Log and lumber demand expected to recover starting December

Manufacturing and construction will be relatively quiet in India until late November due to the Diwali festival. Economists suggest this [...]

Austria: Historical low wood prices due to bark beetle and corona crisis

   Climate change, the corona crisis and difficult market conditions have put Austria's forest industry in a difficult [...]

China: Softwood logs and lumber imports update in Jan.-Sep. 2020

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the end of September 2020 [...]