Asia & Middle East

Chinese H1 log imports grow sharply, while sawn timber purchases crash

According to data released by the China customs, in the first half of 2021, a total of 31.61 million [...]

Wood imports recover in India, despite surge in prices

    As the real estate demand has gradually begun to resume in India, the demand for processed [...]

Japanese timber industry in unprecedented crisis due to supply shortages and record prices

Currently, Japan is suffering from the third timber crisis, with unprecedented supply shortages and extremely high prices of timber. The [...]

Prices for China’s imported lumber fall sharply after record highs

This year's crazy import price rise in China came to an end in late May. Throughout June, the Chinese [...]

Vietnamese wood product exports forecast to reach new record in 2021

    Vietnam's wood products exports are expected to rise to a record 15-16 billion USD [...]

Strong lumber markets in N. America and Europe push up sawlog prices in Q1/2021

The strong lumber markets in North America and Europe resulted in higher sawlog prices in most parts of the world [...]

Global wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with through 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021.    [...]

Japan wood industry in danger due to global timber shortage

A global shortage of wood and soaring prices are threatening Japan’s lumber industry and has business operators fearing serious [...]

EU tropical wood product imports close to decade high

EU27 tropical wood product imports close to decade high in March EU27 import value of tropical wood and wood furniture [...]

Vietnam’s wood product exports post 50.5% growth in the first four months

The export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wood products hit 4.99 billion USD in the first four months [...]