The Russians are Coming!

New Russia Report provides outlooks to 2025/2030 that shows Russia’s Expanding Softwood Lumber Industry is Rapidly Displacing Other Exporters to China! The trends are clear – Russia’s softwood lumber production and exports have risen dramatically: Russian softwood lumber production, estimated at 39 million m3 in 2018, has increased by 55% over the past ten years. […]

China’s demand for logs and lumber grew in 2018

China’s demand for logs and lumber grew in 2018 vs. 2017, but most of the gains were recorded earlier in year before a slowdown and price uncertainty emerged China Bulletin reports that softwood log imports gain 9%, but softwood lumber imports decline by 1%. February 15, 2019 — Vancouver, BC  In preparation for the February […]

China: Global Wood Trade Conference Sept 7-8, 2019

THE 9th CHINA GLOBAL WOOD TRADE CONFERENCE   CHONGQING, CHINA – SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2019 The 9th China Global Wood Trade Conference (GWT China), organized by China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association (CTWPDA) and co-organized by FEA-WOOD MARKETS, will be held in Chongqing on September 7 &8 2019. This will be the fifth joint conference that both […]

New Report Highlights Many Dynamics in China’s Government Policies and Wood Supply Chain

Deep-dive study on the complex flow of logs and lumber within China reveals that considerable volumes are being ‘re-exported’ to other regions from the first port of entry New Report Highlights Many Dynamics in China’s Government Policies and Wood Supply Chain One of the main themes observed from the extensive field work carried out all […]