Australia and Pacific Region

New Zealand: Prices of logs exported to China at record levels

The CFR prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in China increased approximately 20 USD over the last month. The [...]

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

China’s softwood lumber imports fall sharply, inventories low

China imported approximately 4.13 million m3 of softwood lumber during January-March 2021. This means a reduction with 20 [...]

China: Softwood log imports remain strong despite shipping issues and rising prices

Softwood log market in China remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2021 with exporters paying king’s ransom for [...]

Australia: Log exports to China remain suspended with no end in sight to trade dispute

    Australia's forestry sector claims there are no signs of any movement by Chinese officials to [...]

New Zealand log export prices face high shipping costs, despite booming China demand

    International log prices are at record levels due to strong demand from China as other supply [...]

Changing trends in China’s softwood lumber import market

    According to the statistics released by China Customs, China’s import volume of softwood lumber decreased [...]

Global sawlog prices rising on an upward trend

Global sawlog prices are on an upward trend as lumber consumption has surged in many parts of the world.  [...]

New Zealand forestry export prices reach three year highs

2021 has certainly started on a positive note for the NZ forestry industry with prices firming in the export sector [...]