Keyword: China

Congested Chinese ports put pressure on softwood log imports

    Log stocks in China have not increased but there is a lot of volume on boats [...]

China timber demand sluggish despite start of construction season

It looked like things were stabilising in September with in-market pricing seemingly finding a floor level and some exporters [...]

France is now largest supplier of oak logs to China

China Customs data shows France has been the largest supplier of oak imports since 2014. Previously Russia was the main [...]

Power cuts in China hit factories

    Power rationing and forced cuts to factory production in China are widening amid electricity supply issues [...]

Collapse of China’s real estate giant Evergrande could spread to global markets

Global investors have been paying more and more attention to Evergrande, the sprawling Chinese real estate business on the brink [...]

China: Port congestions impact log supply

Log stocks in China have not increased but there is a lot of volume on boats queuing at Chinese ports [...]

China extends hardwood tariff exemptions

According to the American Hardwood Export Council and the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA), Chinese tariff exemptions that were set [...]

High price of imported European spruce logs in China

The recent surge in spruce log prices coming from Europe has severely affected the enthusiasm of Chinese dealers to purchase [...]

Current trends in China imports and prices of softwood lumber

China's imports of softwood lumber from Russia from January to July decreased by 19% year-on-year, a fall [...]

Demand for softwood logs demand in China expected to increase in September

    Softwood log inventory in China has not risen in the last month and sits around 5 [...]