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New Zealand’s lockdown forces forest products industry to shut down

As the New Zealand's lockdown will come into effect Wednesday, March 25 NZ's forestry, wood processing and manufacturing [...]

Coronavirus: New Zealand forestry sector not likely to return to normal for six months

   New Zealand’s forestry industry continues to be impacted by coronavirus related disruption. GWMI's industry contacts, primarily [...]

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 [...]

Log jam at Chinese ports puts New Zealand’s exports of logs in jeopardy

   Ports in China can’t take more logs from New Zealand . Lack of space in Chinese ports is [...]

Sawmill closures in New Zealand as overseas market subsidies inflate log prices

Sawmills in New Zealand find it hard to be profitable when overseas competitors can benefit from subsidies, the main timber [...]

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 [...]

Europe is massively expanding softwood logs exports to China, as domestic market is hit by oversupply

- China is increasing importation of logs from New Zealand and Europe, while diminishing imports from North America and Russia  [...]

Shortage of log supply in China, demand starts to rise sharply

The price for an A grade log in the China log market has risen to 124 per JASm3. There is [...]

Free trade agreement with China to facilitate New Zealand timber products exports

The just announced phased reduction of tariffs for wood and paper exports to China will assist, in a long term [...]