Keyword: China

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.    [...]

Fears that Russian birch reaches Europe through China

      UK's Timber Trade Federation has issued a new trade note on birch plywood [...]

Could Russia and China increase log and softwood lumber trade?

    Before the onset of the global financial crisis , Russia was China’s primary softwood log supplier [...]

European log and lumber supply to China expected to drop in the upcoming years

    Harvesting in Europe may have reached peak levels and reductions in softwood logs from Europe due [...]

Current state of China’s log import market

While it appears that the upward pressure on shipping prices has abated, the China log demand has come off  from [...]

China’s plywood exports hit record high

    China’s plywood exports hit a record high According to China Customs plywood exports were 12 [...]