Australia and Pacific Region

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 [...]

CLT manufacturer XLam announces operations closure at New Zealand plant

    The CLT manufacturer XLam announced that it will close its New Zealand plant in Nelson.   [...]

New Zealand’s logs price decreases, as Chinese market uncertain

The price of logs transported to the ports around New Zealand dropped by an average of NZ$7 in April [...]

New Zealand, top softwood logs exporter for China in 2018

China had another record year of softwood log imports in 2018, when over 40 million m3 of logs landed at [...]

Negative outlook for the global forest products industry, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry has been changed to negative from stable, Moody's says [...]

New Zealand: Export prices of logs impacted by rising ocean freight costs

At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand decreased on average -NZ$5 per JASm3 [...]

New Zealand: Sawmill goes out of business due to high prices of logs exported to China

On February 27th and 28th, 2019, the European Pellets Conference which took place in Wels, Austria gathered around 660 participants [...]

Global sawlog prices keep on rising in 2018

In early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014. Sawlog prices [...]