Keyword: China

China: Timber supply pressure rises as lockdowns continue

    Since 2020, Covid-19 lockdowns have had a huge downstream impact on the global timber supply [...]

New Zealand’s timber exports could face disruption as Russia seeks to expand to China

    The ongoing war in Ukraine has the potential to disrupt New Zealand’s timber exports, as [...]

Significantly reduced log supply to China

The total log demand in China has reduced since last year’s real estate and construction crisis in China due [...]

Global supply-chain congestion shows signs of easing

Port bottlenecks that have increased supply-chain congestion because of the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China may be [...]

Lumber markets are expected to tighten both short and long term

    The war in Ukraine will tighten lumber markets both short and long term, particularly in Europe [...]

Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

China: Q1/2022 softwood log imports crash, softwood lumber purchases rise 12.5%

In the first three months of 2022, China imported 4 million m³ of softwood lumber, recording an increase of 12 [...]

China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]

Sweden: Wood industry expects large rise in exports to China and the USA in the next 3 years

When the Swedish wood industry looks to the next three years, a large increase in exports is forecast. China and [...]

Belarus: Wood processing companies reorienting exports to Russia and China

In the context of Western sanctions, Belarusian wood processing companies are developing exports to Russia and China.    [...]