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Chinese tariffs will result in closing sawmills in US and falling hardwood prices

24% of hardwood produced in the United States is exported to China and 22% is exported to other countries. The [...]

China’s wood products trade continues to expand

The total value of China’s wood products trade rose 6% to US$163.5 billion in 2018. Of the [...]

Record volume of roundwood was felled in Finland in 2018

78.2 million cubic metres of roundwood was felled in the forests of Finland in 2018, representing an increase of [...]

Price drops in exports of New Zealand logs to China

Prices for New Zealand domestic log sales in June are mostly unchanged from May as we move to the end [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

China: Price overview for imported logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in May 2019

The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China, between 15-31 [...]

Softwood log stocks in Chinese ports starting to fall

Total softwood log stocks across China have reduced slightly from last month to around 3.8 million m3. Daily uplift [...]

China: Transformation of the Nanxun wood industry

Major changes have taken place in the Nanxun timber industry over the past few years. The main change has been [...]

More than 600 companies urge Trump to end tariffs on Chinese imports

Companies across a wide array of industries have almost uniformly opposed the Trump administration's plan to expand a 25 [...]

West Fraser to permanently close Chasm lumber mill

West Fraser announced its intention to permanently close its Chasm lumber mill and eliminate the third shift from its 100 [...]