China

Forecast: What’s the impact of the coronavirus on the Chinese timber industry?

    During the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of the companies in the Chinese wood industry reported that [...]

China’s new forest law to fight illegal logging

       In the first revision to the country’s Forest Law in over twenty years [...]

China allows U.S. softwood exporters exemption from import tariffs

    U.S. softwood exporters may soon sell to China duty-free for the first time since [...]

Russian timber industry in search for new markets

Many exporters of the Russian timber industry are suffering losses because of the coronavirus. The majority were forced to change [...]

European timber exporters face heavy pressure due to coronavirus

Factories closed, ports idling, lack of containers, rising freight costs, shipments in stand-by… The coronavirus obviously does not spare [...]

List of trade shows and conferences around the world postponed due to coronavirus

    In view of the ongoing unpredictable developments of the coronavirus pandemic many trade fairs in the [...]

China’s construction industry collapses in the first two months

    The number of new housing starts in China over January-February slumped by 45% year on [...]