Scott Downs

20 Sep 17, 11:27am
Domestic lumber demand is tailing off just as export log demand is picking up, putting upward pressure on local log prices. Demand from India growing faster than expected
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23 Aug 17, 4:51pm
Domestic demand is flat and supply is ample. Export prices are flat, but China log demand strong across all grade. India demand up and strong. But rising NZD impacting prices
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19 Jul 17, 2:19pm
Both domestic and export markets remain strong. NZ exports to China grow +12% but prices seem toppy. India market has low stocks. Domestic market shows no slowdown
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19 Jun 17, 5:06pm
Both domestic and export markets report steady to strong demand. Prices just shy of all-time record. China shows stability and balance, and India recovering as predicted
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25 May 17, 12:03pm
China log market balanced. Indian market recovering. Local market demand remains strong. Log price index rises to a new record
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18 Apr 17, 8:59am
Strong domestic demand continues as China stocks stabilise and India trade picks up again. As supply tightens, prices expected to rise
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23 Mar 17, 11:46am
Although demand remains strong for NZ logs and prices are getting a boost from a lower currency, rising freight rates may have an outsized impact in coming months
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16 Feb 17, 8:32am
2017 has brought sharply higher export prices for logs, and strong demand continues from the local market as Auckland replaces Christchurch. Regional shortages reported
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