Keyword: demand

Global demand for timber could grow fourfold by 2050

    The World Bank forecasts that global timber demand will quadruple by 2050, driven by economic and [...]

China: Rising demand in construction sector to boost demand for logs; but market outlook still uncertain

    Strong increases in demand are expected as the Chinese construction industry kicks into 5th gear and [...]

China’s demand for logs depends on lockdown easing; but hopes are high from August

China softwood log inventory has risen steadily to 5.6m. Considering significant parts of China have been in lockdown, log [...]

China’s demand for New Zealand logs uncertain; prices stable in December

The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for New Zwealand exported logs remained unchanged in December, although there were reported some [...]

China’s demand for softwood logs expected to be reduced in Q1/2022

Softwood inventory levels in China have dropped slightly to 4.5mln m3 and daily offtake remains steady at 75k per [...]

Chinese demand for softwood logs very low due to market uncertainty

    The current enthusiasm of Chinese domestic timber businessmen to stock up at the end of the [...]

Demand for timber falls in China, and so do prices. Why?

So, what caused the current timber import price drop in China and how long’s it going to last for [...]

Demand for hardwood in Europe has surged – prices have hit new highs

It’s been six months plus of extremes and superlatives in the European sawn hardwood sector. Importers, distributors and merchants [...]

India’s domestic timber demand to be driven up by huge infrastructure demand

The huge demand for infrastructure will inevitably drive a sharp increase in India's domestic timber demand.       [...]

Current demand for logs in China is low

A number of factors have reduced the immediate demand for logs in China.    Firstly, the quantity [...]