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Positive trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices fall in most regions of the world in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Shrinking MDF market in China

According to Chinese market insiders, the weakness of the downstream furniture market in China this year has led to a [...]

Interview: Impact of Covid-19 on US hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

Chinese imports of logs plummet in the first half of the year

    China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million [...]

Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19

    The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID [...]

European wood exports via rail transport to China – (not) an alternative?

    China's rail freight traffic to Europe rose sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, mainly due to [...]

Germany: Softwood logs exports to China double H1/2020

In the first half of 2020, Germany exported almost half more softwood logs than in the same period of the [...]
September 7, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

N. Zealand: Rising shipping costs impact prices of logs exported to China

    Domestic demand for logs and sawn timber in New Zealand remains strong while the longer-term [...]

Chinese timber supply chain disrupted by massive imports of European infested softwood

In the first half of 2020, the total import and export volume of my China's timber and wood products [...]