China

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 [...]

New Chinese OSB plant to start production in 2020

      Work to build a new Chinese OSB factory for wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China crash in 2018

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

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 [...]

Sluggish markets in US, China, UK and Japan generate low global lumber trade

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

Current prices for wood products in China

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

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 [...]

Ilim Group intends to build a supply chain in the South-West of China

On February 28, a joint conference of the top management of Ilim Group was held with major manufacturers of packaging [...]

Chinese importers in search for low-quality logs

    Total softwood log stocks increased across China during the Lunar New Year holiday period to just [...]

Worldwide lumber trade starts to drop

    In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total [...]