12 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
17 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
14 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
9 Feb 18, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the return of the TPP, One Belt, One Road, one court, Trump tariffs, fake goods, the US borrows from China and more  
10 Jan 18, 10:00am
High China log demand and rising export prices are putting the squeeze on supply for domestic use. Log price index reaches a new all-time high
23 Nov 17, 5:15pm
Price volatility in log market now a distant memory. Domestic demand stable. Key export markets still in basic health. Index price equals record high
19 Oct 17, 11:42am
Despite little change in prices, Indian demand is rising again, China demand stays high, and freight rates are up. The lower NZD has improved returns especially from Australia
6 Oct 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific including a new couple, an old & odd couple, arbitration of the Belt and Road, the Kra Canal proposal, capping population & more 
30 Jun 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on China and the US addressing their beef, the growing global population, Asia's cost challenges, the return of the conglomerate, protectionism vs 'what's appropriate', Japan steps on to the Belt Road...gingerly, and more
13 Jun 17, 10:06am
Siah Hwee Ang takes a look at the vexed relationship between India and China and suggests India’s rise cannot be distanced from China
25 May 17, 11:44am
Minxin Pei sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc
16 May 17, 11:15am
The general secretary of the India Trade Alliance on how demonetisation is culling black money and creating a better environment for kiwi businesses
5 May 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on America's show of steel, corruption on TV in China, NZ is 'first' again, nurturing home-grown, the big boys fight in Southeast Asia, who is stealing your job? and more
28 Apr 17, 10:02am
The New Zealand Initiative's Oliver Hartwich on liberalism in the trenches, elusive grains of sand, Islamic fashion, an apparently unfunny German, the decline of the white working class American man and more
16 Dec 16, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on escalating trade tension, scandal in Seoul, Trump's Taiwanese tryst, sour notes in India, ASEAN's open doors, Alibaba on the move and more
23 Nov 16, 11:29am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics explains how the Indian Government's 'Demonetization' turned into a mess
8 Nov 16, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says China has left its sweatshops behind
1 Nov 16, 10:24am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the growing trade relationship and tensions between China and India
19 Oct 16, 8:51am
The Government and some industries see immigration as 'an easy-fix' to skill shortages, says the Salvation Army; 'rational debate needed around immigration'
12 Oct 16, 4:44pm
David Hargreaves says the Government needed to address the immigration issue - but has gone about fixing it in entirely the wrong way


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