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  • China and EU working together to combat illegal timber trade

    Etiketter: Wood
    he EU and China established a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) in 2009, following an EU-China Forest Law Enforcement and Governance conference in Beijing in 2007. / GWMI
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  • Chinese log imports have trended upward

    Etiketter: Wood
    Chinese log imports have trended upward in early 2016 with Australia increasing their market share the most. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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  • China has become the major destination for Eucalyptus chips from Australia

    Etiketter: Wood
    China has become the major destination for Eucalyptus chips from Australia with record-high shipments in 2015, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
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  • Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

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    China has become the major destination for Eucalyptus chips from Australia with record-high shipments in 2015, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. / Wood Resources International
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  • Swedish pine meets Chinese furniture design

    Etiketter: Wood
    What happens when a group of Chinese designers visit Sweden, take in the Swedish nature, culture and lifestyle and then travel back to China and create furniture in Swedish pine for Chinese consumers? This was the premise of Swedish Wood’s project “Design for Sustainable Living” and the outcome has been an unusual journey, culminating in the unveiling of unique furniture at an exhibition in Shanghai on 20 January. / Swedish Wood
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  • The import value of logs and lumber to China has fallen by 25%

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    The reduction in house construction in China has resulted in a substantial decline in the importation of forest products during 2015, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The total value of imported softwood logs and lumber has fallen 25% and import prices have declined almost 30% that past 12 months. / Wood Resources International LLC
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  • China could lead global fight against illegal logging in the Congo Basin

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    The transformation of the Congo Basin timber trade into one significantly influenced by twenty key Chinese trading companies offers a golden opportunity to contribute significantly to tackle illegal logging in the world’s second largest rainforest, according to a new Greenpeace East Asia and Greenpeace Africa report, Opportunity Knocks. / Blue & Green Tomorrow
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  • Value of imported logs and lumber to China fell in August

    Etiketter: Wood
    Importation of softwood logs and lumber to China has fallen from a peak of 900 million dollars in April last year to only 500 million dollars in August 2015, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The average cost of imported softwood lumber has declined 15% in 12 months, with European lumber prices having fallen the most. / Wood Resources International
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  • Wood Resources International LLC: Importation of Logs to China Jumped 76% in March

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood Resources International LLC: Importation of Logs to China Jumped 76% in March with New Zealand and Australia Increasing Their Shipments the Most. Log arrivals to China surged in March with an increase of 76% over the previous month. This came after almost a year of declining log imports, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. New Zealand and Australia increased their volumes the most, together accounting for a record-high share of over 50% of the total import volume. Log import prices have trended downward since early 2014 and were in March 15% below the price a year ago. / Wood Resources International
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  • Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015

    Etiketter: Wood
    Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015, but were still 5.8% lower than in early 2014, according to the FOEX PIX-HCG Index. North America continues to supply China, Japan and other Asian countries with logs for their forest products sectors. Log exports from the US and Canada in the 1Q/14 were up 14% from last year, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review, with shipments from the US South having increased the most. / Wood Resources International
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