Australia and Pacific Region

New Zealand: New sawmill planned 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 [...]

New Zealand exports more logs, despite falling log prices

    New Zealand exported more logs and wood in June 2019, despite falling log prices overseas. In [...]

New Zealand log prices dragged down by Chinese imports from Europe coming by train

    New Zealand logs are piling up on Chinese wharves as cheap sawn timber arrives by train [...]

Global sawlog prices fall sharply in the first quarter of 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, the global sawlog prices fell to the lowest level in two years. Sawlog prices [...]

New Zealand log prices drop dramatically on oversupply

    From a sale price of US$130 per JASm3 for A grade the price dropped -US [...]

New technology promises to create 3D printed wood products

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has [...]

Export prices for New Zealand’s logs start to fall

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

New Zealand’s logs expected to enter in the Chinese market in large volumes in the next years

    The radiata pine plantations planted in New Zealand in the mid-to-late 1980s have now [...]

China and New Zealand sign arrangement for forestry cooperation

    New Zealand and China signed an arrangement this week for future forestry cooperation and boosting bilateral [...]

The International Softwood Conference 2019 to be held in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]