• Downturn of roundwood exports and weak upswing for imports

    During January-August 2012 the export volume decreased for both sawlogs (-16%) and pulpwood (-29%) compared with the same period 2011. The corresponding figures in 2012 were an increase of imports by 25% and 4% respectively. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Log and lumber imports to China were down 19% during first eight months of 2012

    Importation of both logs and lumber to China fell substantially in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Total imports, by value, during the first eight months was 4.3 billion dollars, or 19% less than in 2011, with the biggest declines in logs imported from Russia and the US, and in lumber from North America. Global timber, pulpwood and biomass market reporting is included in the 52-­page quarterly publication Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). The report, established in  1988 and with subscribers in over 25 countries, tracks sawlog, pulpwood, lumber and pellet prices and market developments in most key regions around the world. To subscribe to the WRQ, please go to /
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  • Roundwood prices during the first quarter of 2012

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Roundwood prices decreased in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the prior quarter. Sawlog and pulpwood prices decreased by 3 and 7 percent respectively. Sawlog prices rose in Southern Region by 2 percent. / Södra
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