Chinese H1 log imports grow sharply, while sawn timber purchases crash

According to data released by the China customs, in the first half of 2021, a total of 31.61 million [...]

China: Log demand slows in July

The past six months have brought record New Zealand export log prices to China This has been because of a [...]

Skyrocketing prices cause lumber shortage also in Russia

    The Russian housing market is experiencing a shortage of 2-2.5 million m³ of lumber [...]

EC approves the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia

The European Commission approved for 6 months the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia.   [...]

Prices for China’s imported lumber fall sharply after record highs

This year's crazy import price rise in China came to an end in late May. Throughout June, the Chinese [...]

Strong lumber markets in N. America and Europe push up sawlog prices in Q1/2021

The strong lumber markets in North America and Europe resulted in higher sawlog prices in most parts of the world [...]

Timber import prices started to fall in China

    Timber import prices in China have started to fall in mid-May and continued the downward [...]

Global wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with through 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021.    [...]

Segezha Group sent first lumber container train from Russia to China

    On May 21, the Arkhangelsk-based company Onega Sawmills - part of the Segezha Group - sent its [...]

Analysis: Russia’s log export ban impact on global wood markets

    Russia’s proposed log export ban in 2022 will have a far-reaching impact on global [...]