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China: 18% decline in softwood log imports and 10% in hardwood log imports expected for the next 10 years

China's logs, lumber and woodchips imports have been ascending rapidly and reached very high values. Between 2012 and 2017 [...]

China’s economic slowdown might become a problem for the Finnish lumber exporters

Concerns about the future development of the Chinese economy will again become headlines in Finland by the end of 2018 [...]

Chinese buyers avoid sawmills in the US to buy logs; lumber market tightens

Logs buyers in China have been getting used to purchase the logs directly from exporters, avoiding sawmills in the US [...]

Japan: Wood products demand projection for 2018; imported lumber from Europe and N. America to drop

The Japanese Forestry Agency recently held a meeting for wood products demand projection for the first half of 2018. Imported [...]

Cameroon raises log export duties

A considerable surge in log prices has been recently noticed in Central/West Africa. This is the result of producers [...]

Value of Russian sawn timber exports up by 25% during January-November 2017

The sawn timber exports from Russia went up both in value and volume terms during the first 11 months of [...]

Russia to gradually increase log export duties in order to promote domestic wood proccessing

The Russian government announced a new ministerial ordinance regarding log exports from the Far East regions. It states that if [...]

Central/West Africa: Weaker demand in EU markets keeps logs prices low

Central and West African producers are expressing confidence that the current price stability and steady order volumes for African species [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 1-15 January, 2018.        [...]

New Zealand log prices set new record on booming Chinese demand

Export log prices in New Zealand reached new record in January 2018, boosted by continued strong demand from China, a [...]