Keyword: imports

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Container shortage impacting prices of timber imports in China

The availability of shipping containers and disruptions to shipping schedules is impacting the flow of Chinese wood product imports.  [...]

Indian log and lumber import market uncertain

Sentiment from log buyers in Kandla is turning negative, with reports of four vessels to load from Uruguay, one from [...]

Softwood log import prices in China have soared at the beginning of the year

After the New Year's holiday, many log traders are worried about future market uncertainties, and many softwood prices have [...]

Phytosanitary controls to be extended to UK wood product imports from EU countries

A significant impact of the UK’s exit from the EU single market on 1st January is the requirement for [...]

China running out of softwood logs

Softwood log inventory in China has dropped by approximately 14% over the last month to 3.0-3.2m m3 [...]

Prices for imported softwood timber rise sharply in China

Market demand recovery, the ban on imports of Australian logs and rising ocean freight rates have recently triggered a sharp [...]

Japanese pellet imports expected to exceed 2 million tons in 2020

Japan imported a record 1.6 million metric tons of wood pellets last year, primarily from Vietnam and Canada. Wood [...]

China: Upward trend in purchase prices of European spruce logs

Softwood log inventory in China has reduced by approximately 17% over the last month to 3.6m m3.   [...]

China extends ban on imports of timber from Australia

China has indefinitely suspended imports of all Victorian timber logs, less than a week after an unofficial ban on Australian [...]