Australia and Pacific Region

New Zealand’s timber exports could face disruption as Russia seeks to expand to China

    The ongoing war in Ukraine has the potential to disrupt New Zealand’s timber exports, as [...]

Significantly reduced log supply to China

The total log demand in China has reduced since last year’s real estate and construction crisis in China due [...]

Global supply-chain congestion shows signs of easing

Port bottlenecks that have increased supply-chain congestion because of the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China may be [...]

Lumber markets are expected to tighten both short and long term

    The war in Ukraine will tighten lumber markets both short and long term, particularly in Europe [...]

Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

China: 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 [...]

China: Q1/2022 softwood log imports crash, softwood lumber purchases rise 12.5%

In the first three months of 2022, China imported 4 million m³ of softwood lumber, recording an increase of 12 [...]

China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]

New Zealand’s forestry sector hopes fumigation alternative will unlock Indian market

    New Zealand's forestry sector is hopeful exports to India will resume now the Environmental Protection [...]