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27th May 21, 11:54am
Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
27th May 21, 11:54am
19th May 21, 9:46am
Log prices jump on strong domestic demand, and rising demand from China which now takes 88% of our log exports. Rivals for this China trade fall away as US demand rises. NZ prices at new record high
Log prices jump on strong domestic demand, and rising demand from China which now takes 88% of our log exports. Rivals for this China trade fall away as US demand rises. NZ prices at new record high
19th May 21, 9:46am
1st May 21, 8:58am
An increase in domestic and export saw log prices has lifted prices above their five year averages. Domestic demand is strong. Sawn timber prices in China have continued to increase faster than log prices
An increase in domestic and export saw log prices has lifted prices above their five year averages. Domestic demand is strong. Sawn timber prices in China have continued to increase faster than log prices
1st May 21, 8:58am
27th Mar 21, 11:23am
Log and sawn timer prices remain high with good demand locally and from China, and with India improving. Freight is boosting the price customers need to pay
Log and sawn timer prices remain high with good demand locally and from China, and with India improving. Freight is boosting the price customers need to pay
27th Mar 21, 11:23am
2nd Mar 21, 4:36pm
Foresters are getting higher prices for logs from both local processors and from export sales to China, but they can't compete with distressed Aussie sales into India
Foresters are getting higher prices for logs from both local processors and from export sales to China, but they can't compete with distressed Aussie sales into India
2nd Mar 21, 4:36pm
18th Dec 20, 9:46am
High harvest supply sees domestic prices stable on strong demand. But China prices rise after their ban on Aussie logs, although India under pressure as they become the destination for diverted supply
High harvest supply sees domestic prices stable on strong demand. But China prices rise after their ban on Aussie logs, although India under pressure as they become the destination for diverted supply
18th Dec 20, 9:46am
30th Nov 20, 8:44am
Demand for New Zealand logs in China are very good with solid demand, reducing inventory levels, and reduced supply from other countries. But log stocks building in a quiet India with diverted log supply
Demand for New Zealand logs in China are very good with solid demand, reducing inventory levels, and reduced supply from other countries. But log stocks building in a quiet India with diverted log supply
30th Nov 20, 8:44am
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

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