Europe is now the second softwood lumber supplier to China; with a 60% yoy increase in deliveries. China imported approximately 1.88 million m³ of softwood lumber in December 2019 (-5% compared to 2018), according to figures from the Chinese Customs. The import totalled 27.1 million m³ during 2019 (+11% compared to 2018). Since China began importing softwood lumber in smaller volumes since 10 years ago, Russia and Canada have completely dominated as suppliers. Limited volumes have been imported from the U.S., Europe, Chile and New Zealand.  ...
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