Thank you for participating in FBA’s recent log price outlook. You can find the final report below. This outlook has a few additional features: Sentiments on future log volumes are presented and we could manage to combine the results with a similar independent outlook that was carried out in the New Zealand at the same […]
Law360, Washington (April 18, 2017, 7:52 PM EDT) — The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday made a preliminary determination that Chinese hardwood plywood exporters were selling unfairly subsidized products in the United States, a decision that could impact more than $1 billion in sales in the U.S.
New Record High for Globally Traded Wood Chips in 2016 with the Pacific Rim Accounting for 70% of Total Imports Followed by Finland, Sweden and Turkey
Over the past 15 years, global trade of wood chips has gone up almost 75%, mainly because of major expansion of pulp capacity in China. By far the two largest importing countries are China and Japan, followed by Finland, Sweden and Turkey.
Daio Paper, Japan’s leading tissue manufacturer, invests into the tissue production development at its production site in Japan. According to the announcement, the company placed an order with Voith for a new state-of-the-art XcelLine tissue machine.
New Zealand’s forestry sector is experiencing a period of strong returns fuelled by a combination of steady Chinese demand, restrictions in export markets on native-forest harvesting, low shipping costs, a local building boom and a supportive NZ dollar.
Global trade of softwood lumber has gone up 66 percent in seven years, while lumber prices have fallen substantially over the same time-period, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly
Top-10 importers of wood pellets from Russia in November 2016
Fibria Celulose S.A. s chart and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -6.99% in the past 12 Weeks.
Growing raw log exports mean almost 5,000 lost employment opportunities.