Keyword: China

Shrinking MDF market in China

According to Chinese market insiders, the weakness of the downstream furniture market in China this year has led to a [...]

Interview: Impact of Covid-19 on US hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

Chinese imports of logs plummet in the first half of the year

    China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million [...]

European wood exports via rail transport to China – (not) an alternative?

    China's rail freight traffic to Europe rose sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, mainly due to [...]

Germany: Softwood logs exports to China double H1/2020

In the first half of 2020, Germany exported almost half more softwood logs than in the same period of the [...]
September 7, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

N. Zealand: Rising shipping costs impact prices of logs exported to China

    Domestic demand for logs and sawn timber in New Zealand remains strong while the longer-term [...]

Chinese timber supply chain disrupted by massive imports of European infested softwood

In the first half of 2020, the total import and export volume of my China's timber and wood products [...]

Australian softwood logs export hits record high as Chinese demand is very active

    Australia’s softwood log exports exploded to a new monthly record in June, with total exports [...]

China to buy bark beetle-infested spruce from Germany, spurning Canada

    The bark beetle has been a headache for Andreas Voss, chief wood marketer of Germany's [...]

Current wood imports and inventories in China

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.44 million m3 at the end of June 2020 [...]