Australia and Pacific Region

Global lumber producers more profitable in early 2020

    The US South and British Columbia have historically been the lowest-cost lumber-producing regions of [...]

Global sawlog prices hardly change in Q1, despite trade interruptions

    Global sawlog prices hardly change in Q1 from Q4, despite trade interruptions, uncertainty about short-term [...]

Worries over the evolution of China’s log demand in the medium term

There are some concerns about the China log market in the medium term. China’s finance minister Liu Kun said [...]

2020 International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

    The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th [...]

Prices of exported New Zealand logs rise sharply; low Chinese inventories

Exports of logs from New Zealand were worth just $96 million in April 2020, down $211 million from $307 million [...]

Global trade of forest products goes on despite coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months.   [...]

Australian timber industry tries to save 2020 bushfire damaged logs

    The 2020 bushfire season in Australia was one of the harshest fire seasons on record.  [...]

Germany becomes the second supplier of logs to China

China’s log imports in the first two months of 2020 totalled 7.73 million cubic metres valued at US [...]