forestry

18th May 19, 9:46am
A rising US dollar is limiting the buying power of Chinese log buyers as trade war consequences start to bite locally. Export prices down. Local mill supply up
A rising US dollar is limiting the buying power of Chinese log buyers as trade war consequences start to bite locally. Export prices down. Local mill supply up
18th May 19, 9:46am
15th May 19, 5:20pm
Sino demand for NZ forestry products highlights dilemma faced by timber processors
Sino demand for NZ forestry products highlights dilemma faced by timber processors
15th May 19, 5:20pm
15th May 19, 7:26am
New forestry agreement with China to support and strengthen links between government, industry and research institutes, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says
New forestry agreement with China to support and strengthen links between government, industry and research institutes, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says
15th May 19, 7:26am
10th Apr 19, 11:48am
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
10th Apr 19, 11:48am
12th Mar 19, 5:01pm
Higher freight costs take the shine of export log prices. Domestic supply is abundant, China demand stable, India prices under pressure
Higher freight costs take the shine of export log prices. Domestic supply is abundant, China demand stable, India prices under pressure
12th Mar 19, 5:01pm
12th Feb 19, 12:18pm
Log prices rise by more than +NZ$12/JASm3 due to rising prices in China and India, and falling ocean freight costs. India now delivers a premium exceeding +9% over China
Log prices rise by more than +NZ$12/JASm3 due to rising prices in China and India, and falling ocean freight costs. India now delivers a premium exceeding +9% over China
12th Feb 19, 12:18pm
11th Dec 18, 4:55pm
China log demand stable but lower freight costs absorbed by higher NZD. Sawn timber exports strong especially to the EU, and prospects bright
China log demand stable but lower freight costs absorbed by higher NZD. Sawn timber exports strong especially to the EU, and prospects bright
11th Dec 18, 4:55pm
13th Nov 18, 4:57pm
Nervous demand from China as their inventories shrink raises prices for logs. Demand for sawn timber remains strong but supply competition rises. Domestic markets unchanged
Nervous demand from China as their inventories shrink raises prices for logs. Demand for sawn timber remains strong but supply competition rises. Domestic markets unchanged
13th Nov 18, 4:57pm
9th Oct 18, 10:16am
Export log prices rise with gains boosted by falling Kiwi dollar. But sawn timber demand isn't following yet. China paying more for logs. India still difficult despite opportunity
Export log prices rise with gains boosted by falling Kiwi dollar. But sawn timber demand isn't following yet. China paying more for logs. India still difficult despite opportunity
9th Oct 18, 10:16am
15th Sep 18, 10:04am
Domestic log demand shows signs of softness, but export volumes hold up. Ironically, lower grades are getting price increases but higher grades not. Probably temporary
Domestic log demand shows signs of softness, but export volumes hold up. Ironically, lower grades are getting price increases but higher grades not. Probably temporary
15th Sep 18, 10:04am
21st Aug 18, 8:56am
Sharp reduction in Chinese buying power causes a big drop in prices for export logs, even as Chinese log stocks reduce. Lower prices flow from India too
Sharp reduction in Chinese buying power causes a big drop in prices for export logs, even as Chinese log stocks reduce. Lower prices flow from India too
21st Aug 18, 8:56am
9th Jul 18, 10:34am
Steady domestic demand contrasts with rising US demand, and analysts divided on next direction in China. India now pays the same as China although volume has slipped
Steady domestic demand contrasts with rising US demand, and analysts divided on next direction in China. India now pays the same as China although volume has slipped
9th Jul 18, 10:34am
13th Jun 18, 10:05am
Strong demand from the US and EU for clear lumber produced by New Zealand mills with prices rising to record highs. China demand high but softening as prices rise. Domestic demand steady
Strong demand from the US and EU for clear lumber produced by New Zealand mills with prices rising to record highs. China demand high but softening as prices rise. Domestic demand steady
13th Jun 18, 10:05am
15th May 18, 9:19am
Export markets for unpruned sawn timber consume everything NZ mills can supply. Strong and growing demand from the USA and European markets for clear lumber. Local markets accept price increases
Export markets for unpruned sawn timber consume everything NZ mills can supply. Strong and growing demand from the USA and European markets for clear lumber. Local markets accept price increases
15th May 18, 9:19am
11th May 18, 9:03am
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Westpac's Paul Clark assesses the prospects for the important, complex forestry sector, finds China demand likely to wane, local processing lacking advantages, and issues with both sustainability and carbon emission timing
Westpac's Paul Clark assesses the prospects for the important, complex forestry sector, finds China demand likely to wane, local processing lacking advantages, and issues with both sustainability and carbon emission timing
11th May 18, 9:03am
3rd May 18, 10:42am
Allan Barber finds that despite opportunities, there are a thicket of questions to be sorted through before retiring livestock land for forestry as part of the new Government's billion tree program
Allan Barber finds that despite opportunities, there are a thicket of questions to be sorted through before retiring livestock land for forestry as part of the new Government's billion tree program
3rd May 18, 10:42am
12th Apr 18, 10:56am
Some local mills turning away orders due to lack of capacity. Stable China sales undermined by high stocks. India sales struggle with liquidity. Rising ocean freight costs biting into returns
Some local mills turning away orders due to lack of capacity. Stable China sales undermined by high stocks. India sales struggle with liquidity. Rising ocean freight costs biting into returns
12th Apr 18, 10:56am
17th Mar 18, 10:20am
Export markets face growing competition while domestic markets are steady although supply is very tight in some regions. However there are uncertain outlooks in both markets
Export markets face growing competition while domestic markets are steady although supply is very tight in some regions. However there are uncertain outlooks in both markets
17th Mar 18, 10:20am
16th Mar 18, 11:57am
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Nirmal Nair on bitcoin & power usage, cybersecurity threats to electricity grid resilience, NZ's tree planting, the Census, RD&D, microchipping employees, Dilbert & more
Nirmal Nair on bitcoin & power usage, cybersecurity threats to electricity grid resilience, NZ's tree planting, the Census, RD&D, microchipping employees, Dilbert & more
16th Mar 18, 11:57am
14th Feb 18, 2:27pm
Average log prices remain well above 3yr average with firm demand from China and is likely to improve, variable demand from India where improvement will come later in 2018
Average log prices remain well above 3yr average with firm demand from China and is likely to improve, variable demand from India where improvement will come later in 2018
14th Feb 18, 2:27pm

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