Keyword: China

Sharp rise in CIF prices for China’s softwood log imports

According to China Customs, log imports in 2021 totalled 63.58 million cubic metres valued at US$11.594 billion [...]

Prices for imported softwood logs in China start to pick up as inventories fall

Domestic log prices in China have continued to firm in the last 4 weeks with the Chinese Government implementing a [...]

China: Quarantine requirements on imported pine logs and lumber came into force

The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) released Decree 110, entitled quarantine requirements on [...]

Softwood log inventories fall in China

GWMI industry sources in China reported that softwood log inventories at the country’s main ocean ports totalled 5.3 [...]

EU to initiate WTO dispute regarding Chinese restrictions on (timber) trade with Lithuania

The European Union has requested WTO dispute consultations with China concerning alleged Chinese restrictions on the import and export of [...]

Chinese softwood lumber imports drop 26% in 2021

    China’s imports of softwood lumber in 2021 declined by -26.2% year-over-year to [...]

Chinese timber import market faces a complicated 2022

    At the beginning of the new year, the Chinese timber industry is waiting for the market [...]

China’s pine logs and lumber imports – only through designated ports

    The quarantine requirement for imported pine (Pinus spp) wood (including logs and lumber) from countries where [...]

China to update phytosanitary requirements for pine logs and lumber imports

China’s General Administration of Customs released new phytosanitary requirements for pine logs and lumber from 7 countries (United States [...]