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21st Oct 20, 10:38am
Local demand for logs remains strong as does Chinese demand; not so for India. However, export demand for China's furniture is weak even though fibreboard production capacity is rising very fast
Local demand for logs remains strong as does Chinese demand; not so for India. However, export demand for China's furniture is weak even though fibreboard production capacity is rising very fast
21st Oct 20, 10:38am
12th Sep 20, 9:46am
Strong domestic demand and rising China demand for both logs and sawn timber has both sawmillers and log exporters optimistic. Indian demand still weak as pandemic limits capacity
Strong domestic demand and rising China demand for both logs and sawn timber has both sawmillers and log exporters optimistic. Indian demand still weak as pandemic limits capacity
12th Sep 20, 9:46am
20th Aug 20, 10:08am
Increases in China log prices cancelled out by higher shipping costs. Export demand for sawn timber remains firm. Domestic demand good but expected to slow
Increases in China log prices cancelled out by higher shipping costs. Export demand for sawn timber remains firm. Domestic demand good but expected to slow
20th Aug 20, 10:08am
18th Jul 20, 9:56am
While domestic log demand remains steady, export demand is weakening as global supply rises while China's demand is little-changed despite the widespread flooding in the south
While domestic log demand remains steady, export demand is weakening as global supply rises while China's demand is little-changed despite the widespread flooding in the south
18th Jul 20, 9:56am
1st Jul 20, 9:56am
Global log supply rising faster than demand. Sawn timber exports tough except for clear wood grades. Domestic market orders rising ahead of a large decline expected in Q4-2020
Global log supply rising faster than demand. Sawn timber exports tough except for clear wood grades. Domestic market orders rising ahead of a large decline expected in Q4-2020
1st Jul 20, 9:56am
30th May 20, 11:36am
China log demand picks up on restart but not to last-year levels. Recent price bounce over quickly. All eyes on China's domestic recovery. Neither India, nor domestic demand show much prospect
China log demand picks up on restart but not to last-year levels. Recent price bounce over quickly. All eyes on China's domestic recovery. Neither India, nor domestic demand show much prospect
30th May 20, 11:36am
29th Apr 20, 11:01am
A bumper kiwifruit harvest and higher prices for milk powder and meat saw our exports reach $5.8 billion last month
A bumper kiwifruit harvest and higher prices for milk powder and meat saw our exports reach $5.8 billion last month
29th Apr 20, 11:01am
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
25th Mar 20, 1:39pm
Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%
Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%
25th Mar 20, 1:39pm
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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
22nd Nov 19, 9:19am
The food trade now important for both China and New Zealand as it reaches world-scale. Venison's woes deepen. A2 milk's advantages build impressively, analysts raise farmgate milk payout estimates as season peak passes positively
The food trade now important for both China and New Zealand as it reaches world-scale. Venison's woes deepen. A2 milk's advantages build impressively, analysts raise farmgate milk payout estimates as season peak passes positively
22nd Nov 19, 9:19am
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
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
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
1st Aug 19, 10:34am
Allan Barber challenges Shane Jones to consider the unintended consequences of his headlong rush into forestry, as well as to disclose where all these logs or added value timber will be sold
Allan Barber challenges Shane Jones to consider the unintended consequences of his headlong rush into forestry, as well as to disclose where all these logs or added value timber will be sold
1st Aug 19, 10:34am
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
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
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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