China

Forecast: 2020 trends in global lumber demand

    Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash [...]

Significant rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

    A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the [...]

Rise in New Zealand prices for exported logs

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid US$120s range per m3. At [...]

Biesse Group to refocus its strategy in China

The Biesse Board of Directors meeting - held on December 20th in the corporate offices in Pesaro - analyzed the Chinese demand [...]

2020 trends in the global lumber market

    In North America at least, 2019 will be remembered as the hangover from the 2018 first [...]

Vietnam suspends some plywood exports to the U.S.

    Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade announced it would suspend some plywood exports to the U [...]

Europe is now the second largest supplier of softwood logs to China

- China is increasing importation of logs from New Zealand and Europe, while diminishing imports from North America and Russia  [...]

Worldwide output of wood products is at 70-year high

    The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood [...]

China’s current wood processing industry capacity- short analysis

The output value of China’s timber processing and wood products industries in 2018 was RMB1.3 trillion, accounting for [...]

US loggers seek relief from sharp drop in China log exports

    The Carolina Loggers Association (CLA) has joined logging associations across the United States and the American [...]