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28th Mar 20, 9:34am
China log prices rise as New Zealand and others shut down and they restart, indicating bullish prospects if the trade can get going again
China log prices rise as New Zealand and others shut down and they restart, indicating bullish prospects if the trade can get going again
28th Mar 20, 9:34am
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2nd Mar 20, 4:54pm
Scott Downs reports on a very difficult start to 2020 for the forestry industry. China inventories are blowing out, India can't handle more supply, and EU spruce exports are adding extra pressures
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Scott Downs reports on a very difficult start to 2020 for the forestry industry. China inventories are blowing out, India can't handle more supply, and EU spruce exports are adding extra pressures
2nd Mar 20, 4:54pm
20th Dec 19, 10:14am
Eighty percent of New Zealand's log exports are to China, but challenges from Europe and their salvage spruce logs is significant. The India trade remains difficult. Sawn timber markets struggle on
Eighty percent of New Zealand's log exports are to China, but challenges from Europe and their salvage spruce logs is significant. The India trade remains difficult. Sawn timber markets struggle on
20th Dec 19, 10:14am
6th Dec 19, 9:42am
The news out of Fonterra keeps getting better but so far it is all based upon projections. Let's hope the reality is close, says Guy Trafford
The news out of Fonterra keeps getting better but so far it is all based upon projections. Let's hope the reality is close, says Guy Trafford
6th Dec 19, 9:42am
18th Nov 19, 12:30pm
Export demand for logs in November rose along with prices, but prices are still below their 2-year average. And export demand for sawn timber remains weak. Domestic demand remains stable
Export demand for logs in November rose along with prices, but prices are still below their 2-year average. And export demand for sawn timber remains weak. Domestic demand remains stable
18th Nov 19, 12:30pm
6th Nov 19, 1:03pm
Guy Trafford reviews what has been won (and lost) in the recent signing of the RCEP, and the upgraded China free trade deal
Guy Trafford reviews what has been won (and lost) in the recent signing of the RCEP, and the upgraded China free trade deal
6th Nov 19, 1:03pm
26th Oct 19, 10:02am
Log export price increases build as China's stocks fall and demand there rises. Demand in India is meek but stocks there are low. Sawn timber prices languish both locally and for export
Log export price increases build as China's stocks fall and demand there rises. Demand in India is meek but stocks there are low. Sawn timber prices languish both locally and for export
26th Oct 19, 10:02am
17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
28th Aug 19, 2:21pm
Demand out of China for logs is rising, and prices are expected to follow. But trade war impacts may affect this. India demand variable but good. Local sawmills face lower local demand especially for industrial grades
Demand out of China for logs is rising, and prices are expected to follow. But trade war impacts may affect this. India demand variable but good. Local sawmills face lower local demand especially for industrial grades
28th Aug 19, 2:21pm
10th Aug 19, 9:09am
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India’s decision to withdraw Kashmir’s special status threatens to be the spark that ignites a tinderbox that includes jihadist groups and nuclear-armed Pakistan, not to mention India's own surging Hindu nationalists stoked by their own Prime Minister
India’s decision to withdraw Kashmir’s special status threatens to be the spark that ignites a tinderbox that includes jihadist groups and nuclear-armed Pakistan, not to mention India's own surging Hindu nationalists stoked by their own Prime Minister
10th Aug 19, 9:09am
1st Aug 19, 10:40am
Guy Trafford looks at the Indian dairy industry. Fonterra has their eye there too. Even though many aspects are unexpected, he concludes a venture there is unlikely to be Fonterra's Eldorado
Guy Trafford looks at the Indian dairy industry. Fonterra has their eye there too. Even though many aspects are unexpected, he concludes a venture there is unlikely to be Fonterra's Eldorado
1st Aug 19, 10:40am
8th Jul 19, 5:12pm
China prices for NZ logs drop dramatically on oversupply. India mirrors. Exporters think the shift has now bottomed. Harvesting reduced. Seasonally reduced domestic demand
China prices for NZ logs drop dramatically on oversupply. India mirrors. Exporters think the shift has now bottomed. Harvesting reduced. Seasonally reduced domestic demand
8th Jul 19, 5:12pm
17th Jun 19, 9:16am
Price drops in China for logs, decrease less in India. Some export sawn timber products suffering big price drops. Local market remains very stable
Price drops in China for logs, decrease less in India. Some export sawn timber products suffering big price drops. Local market remains very stable
17th Jun 19, 9:16am
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
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
23rd Nov 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the new NAFTA, the CPTPP, getting back the basics, ASEAN on the rise, India's widening trade deficit, China wants more imports and more
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the new NAFTA, the CPTPP, getting back the basics, ASEAN on the rise, India's widening trade deficit, China wants more imports and more
23rd Nov 18, 10:00am
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

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