Keyword: timber

Cooperation project aims to boost European exports of wooden products to China

At present, China is the world's largest timber processing and wood product production base and the most important wood [...]

European countries are rapidly expanding market shares on China’s softwood import market

Due to the bark beetle infestation, the European countries have gained serious market shares in China's softwood logs and [...]

China’s timber import prices under increased pressure

    Since the beginning of the year, the Chinese timber market is impacted by a low availability [...]

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 [...]

Vietnam tightens timber laws to avoid US tariff threats

Vietnam’s wood industry, under investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative for allegedly importing illegally harvested or traded timber [...]

Facing Chinese trade ban, Australia looks to India as a new market for its timber

With the embargo imposed by China on the importation of Australian logs still in effect, it is becoming a race [...]

The global forest industry rides out of a terrible year

The global forest industry has gone through an unprecedented year caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. These are the key [...]

Timber industry in UK warns of continuing shortages

Timber suppliers are warning that shortages are set to continue until next summer and possibly beyond.  Timber users [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]