China

Many Chinese wood and furniture business to relocate factories to Indonesia

59 Chinese investors engaged in the wood and furniture business will relocate factories to Indonesia. The investors plan to relocate [...]

China: Largest continuous press production line in Asia starts production

On November 23, 2019, the signing ceremony of Shouguang Luli Wood Industry Co., Ltd. with an annual output of 600 [...]

US DoC confirms antidumping circumvention on hardwood plywood from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) circumvention rulings involving exports [...]

Market conditions for U.S. hardwood in the Chinese market improve

Recently, the weakness of the U.S. hardwood industry has not improved, and shipments to China of various types of [...]

IHC 2019: Hardwood industry marked by trade tensions and economic slowdown

On November 20-21 the 2019 edition of the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) took place in Berlin. The international meeting [...]

Shortage of logs in China, demand starts to rise sharply

The price for an A grade log in the China log market has risen to 124 per JASm3. There is [...]

Export prices for New Zealand logs on the rise in November

    At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs delivered to ports around New Zealand in November [...]

BC forest companies search for business opportunities in China and Japan

B.C.’s forests minister Doug Donaldson and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations wrapped up [...]

Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war?

Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war (2016-2018) and how the new trade policies have [...]

China: Many timber processing plants in Guangdong province to limit or cease production

Many timber processing plants in Guangdong Province have stopped or limited their production recently due to local environment protection policy [...]