Due to the bark beetle infestation, the European countries have gained serious market shares in China's softwood logs and sawn timber imports. And this trend is not going to end soon... In 2020, China's imports of logs + sawn timber totaled 107.573 million cubic meters, down -5.2% year-on-year. Imports reached in value US$16.04 billion, down -11.8% year-on-year, and the average unit price was US$149 per cubic meter, down -6.9%. But overall, the downward trend has slowed down. Except for Europe ...
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