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Keyword: softwood logs

Norway boosts softwood log exports to EU countries filling Russian supply gap

Norway became the largest supplier of softwood logs to the EU instead of Russia which had a share of 49 [...]

Current softwood log inventories at Chinese ports

Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totaled 5.7 million m3 on April 30, 2022, a [...]

Log prices in Estonia set record high in Q1/2022

The war in Ukraine has pushed up timber prices in Estonia to unprecedented heights. All assortments became more expensive and [...]

China’s Covid lockdown puts pressure on the softwood log imports

In China COVID has significantly disrupted the log trade with major cities under lockdown and building projects on the go [...]

Could Russia and China increase log and softwood lumber trade?

Before the onset of the global financial crisis , Russia was China’s primary softwood log supplier. The Russian industry has [...]

Germany: Recent auctions bring record prices both for hardwood and softwood timber

Some recent auctions organized in Germany's forests reveal record prices both for softwood logs as well as for hardwood [...]

China: Sharp rise in CIF prices for softwood log imports

According to China Customs, log imports in 2021 totalled 63.58 million cubic metres valued at US$11.594 billion [...]

Austria: Some log prices increased sharply in February 2022

The storm at the beginning of February caused slight regional damage in Austrian forests. Overall, however, according to the Austrian [...]

Australian softwood log exports: Indian market not yet able to fill the Chinese void

November 2021 was the thirteenth consecutive month to record declines in Australia’s annual softwood log exports, with the annual [...]