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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 [...]

Market potential for New Zealand’s radiata pine in Vietnam

New Zealand’s Sequal Holdings Ltd. and Vietnam’s VinaFor Saigon have inked a distribution agreement, with the former to [...]

New Zealand’s export prices for logs on the rise as demand in China rises

At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs delivered to ports around New Zealand in October increased by an average [...]

Japanese forestry giants expand in New Zealand as Asian wood demand grows

The growing need in emerging markets for building materials and fuel has spurred Japanese trading houses to expand their forestry [...]

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 [...]

Timber exports to China: Russia and New Zealand at ”war”

Russia is currently China's largest timber source. In 2018, Russian exports to China reached 15.65 million cubic meters [...]

New Zealand’s Spectrum Group plans to build sawmill on former Waverley Sawmills site

While Waverley Sawmills is closed for business its new owner has been working towards a modern state-of-the-art [...]