China

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 [...]

Germany: Massive exports to the US put pressure on domestic wood prices

The German wood market is divided into two parts. While wood prices are only rising very slowly for German forest [...]

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.  [...]