Keyword: logs

Russia’s softwood lumber invades the Chinese market

China's softwood lumber imports hit a new record of 21.58 million cubic meters in 2016, up 24 percent [...]

Rumours of 20% log export tax in Cameroon

Rumours have surfaced again on a likely 20% export tax on log exports in Cameroon. This could have implications for [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe

European softwood logs & timber exports to China perform well in 2016

After a slowdown in growth in 2015, mainly due to an overall slower pace in the Chinese economy and construction [...]

Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices at the end of January

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices (16-31 January 2017)        [...]

Central/West Africa: Western markets are quiet but Asian logs & sawnwood demand is lively

Central/West African producers report that all European markets are quiet and any purchases are only for replacement of stocks [...]

India: More interest in sawnwood imports than logs

An analysis of India’s log and sawnwood imports shows that, over the past five years, there has been a [...]

Russia might impose export duties on lumber with a low degree of processing

At the end of January, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, approved a list of instructions following an audit conducted by [...]
February 6, 2017 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / China / Global / Russia

Vietnamese wood industry endangered by lack of logs

The wood processing industry in Vietnam copes with a lot of difficulties following the order of the government to close [...]

China: Record high imports of softwood lumber and logs in 2016

China imported record-high volumes of softwood lumber in 2016 and softwood log imports reached their second highest level on [...]

Chinese timber market expected to continue growth in 2017

The domestic timber market in China will continue to grow once with the commercial real estate boom in 2017 and [...]