China

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö explores strategic opportunities for its Decor paper business

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Ahlstrom-Munksjö is currently exploring potential acquisitions, mergers and joint-ventures with decor paper suppliers in China to speed up the execution of its strategy and capture the attractive value-creation opportunity in the decor business. In addition, the company is investigating the possibility to attract outside capital investment into the Decor business to further fund such objectives. / Ahlstrom-Munksjö
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  • Log imports to China reached another record high in 2018

    Etiketter: Wood
    Log imports to China reached another record high in 2018, with New Zealand supplying 44% of the volume, reports the WRQ. / Wood Resources International
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  • Canadian sawmills gain market shares in China

    Etiketter: Wood
    Softwood lumber import in China during January-February 2019 totaled 3.82 million m³ (+16% compared to 2018). "This is a new record and the seasonally adjusted trend line for the Chinese import of softwood lumber is increasing at a record high level", says Jenny Wessung, CEO at the analysis company Woodstat AB who is specialized in the softwood lumber market.
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  • Lumber export to China enters a slower phase

    Etiketter: Wood
    Lumber export to China
    The Chinese Custom has not published the import figures by country for June. Instead in this Press release we show the exporting countries figures to China. / Woodstat
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  • China's softwood lumber import decreases further in March

    Etiketter: Wood
    China monthly import, softwod lumber from main exporters
    The Chinese Custom has not published the import figures by country for March. In this Press Release Woodstat shows the exporting countries export figures to China. Please contact us if you have any questions about this. / Wood Stat
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  • Chinese tissue paper giant became a shareholder - Finnpulp starts basic engineering of the bioproduct mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Basic engineering of Finnpulp’s bioproduct mill has started. Company’s mill will be built on the site in Sorsasalo in Kuopio, for which the city plan was enforced earlier in January. Basic engineering for this world’s largest bioproduct mill that uses only softwood will last about one year. Engineering work now starting will form basis for the final investment decision by the company. This is due to the first half of next year. The decision also will mean construction works of the mill to start. / Punda
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  • Lucrative log markets in China tripled softwood log export volumes from Australia

    Etiketter: Wood
    Timberland owners in Australia are increasingly exploring opportunities for the exportation of logs as an alternative to selling logs in the domestic market. From 2012 to 2016, the export volume was up 300%, and 2017 is likely to set a new record high, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Rising log prices in the export market have been the key drivers of the increase in exports. Conversely, prices in the domestic market have stagnated the past few years. / Wood Resources International LLC
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  • Hardwood chips traded in the Pacific Rim destined for Chinese ports

    Etiketter: Wood
    Pulpmills in China and Japan continue to rely on large volumes of imported hardwood wood chips from a number of countries around the Pacific Rim. The biggest changes in trade over the past five years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly, have been the increase in chip exports from Vietnam, record import volumes to China and a shift in Australian export shipments from Japan to China. / Wood Prices
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  • Södra increases exports to China

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the same time, Södra’s sales of sawn timber in the country have increased steadily since 2010. / Södra
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  • Chinese government upsets NZ processors

    Etiketter: Wood
    Northland wood processors are upset overseas companies are taking local trees before New Zealand-owned businesses have a chance to access them, and shipping unmilled logs straight to Shanghai. / Timberbiz
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