In January 2023, the average price for lumber exported from Brazil slipped 3% compared to the previous month at $279 per m3. This is 11% less than a year ago when it was $312. The exports of lumber from Brazil slipped 1.1% year-on-year to 211.1 thousand m3 in January.
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In December 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 26% year-on-year to 3,053.2 thousand m3. the average price for softwood logs imported to China slid 1.6% compared to the previous month and amounted to $144 per m3. This is 13% less than a year ago when it was $165.
In December 2022, the imports of sack paper to China soared 60% year-on-year to 18.3 thousand tonnes. the average price for sack paper imported to China compared to the previous month and amounted to $792 per ton. This is 23% less than a year ago when it was $1,032.
International Paper today reported full-year and Q4 2022 financial results.Q4 2022 net sales were $5,133 billion, compared to $ 5,086 billion in Q4 2021. Full-year 2022 net sales totaled to $21,161 billion, compared to $ 19,363 billion in 2021. Q4 2022 net earnings (loss) were $318 million including a $533 million non-cash impairment of its Ilim joint […]
In 2022, the production of particleboard and OSB in Russia decreased by 10.5%, to 10.3 million m3, and this of fibreboard and MDF declined by 12.1%, to 649 million m3. Plywood output fell by 28.8% to 3.24 million m3. The reason for the decline in the production of wood-based panels was the closure of the […]
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q4 2022 U.S. Boxboard report. According to the report, total boxboard production in Q4 decreased 3% compared to Q4 2021, but 2022 production was up 1% when compared to the same 12 months of 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 87.8%, down when compared to […]
Weyerhaeuser Company reported Q4 2022 net earnings of $11 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $1.8 billion. This compares with net earnings of $416 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $2.2 billion for the same period last year and net earnings of $310 million for the […]
In December 2022, the average price for the logs exported from New Zealand decreased 6% compared to the previous month at $97 per m3. This is 6% less than a year ago when it was $103. The exports of logs from New Zealand increased 13% year-on-year to 1,672 thousand m3 in December.
In 2022, Japan’s imports of wood pellets expanded 42% year-on-year to 4.4 million tonnes. The value of imports jumped 60% to $895 million. the average price of wood pellets grew 13% to $203 per tonne. Vietnam’s share amounted to 54% of Japan’s total wood pellets imports in 2022. Vietnam is Japan’s biggest wood pellets exporter […]
In December 2022, the average price for wood chips imported to Japan downed 1.7% compared to the previous month at $217 per tonne. This is 21% more than a year ago when it was $179. The imports of wood chips from Japan grew 24% year-on-year to 995 thousand tonnes in December.