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China: Log imports down 60% in the first half of 2020

17-09-2020
China, Logs, Import, Economy

Image: Pixabay China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million cubic metres valued at $3.558 billion, down 60% in volume and 62% in value from the same period of 2019, ITTO reported. Of total log imports, softwood log imports fell 61% to 17.64 million cubic metres, accounting for 72% of the national total. …

China's softwood lumber imports see 42% increase in Q2 2020

09-09-2020
China, Softwood, Import

According to forest industry insight by Wood Resources International, China increased importation of softwood lumber by 42% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2020, reaching 7.1 million cubic metres. This large increase followed a quarter where import volumes had fallen to a four-year low. As estimated 8% of globally traded lumber is shipped to the Middle …

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