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China’s imports of wood chips grow 18% in 2022

In 2022, China’s imports of wood chips expanded 18% year-on-year to 18.5 million tonnes. The value of imports increased 46% to $4.0 billion. Average price of wood chips grew 24% to $218 per tonne. Vietnam’s share amounted to 57% of China’s total wood chips imports in 2022. Vietnam is China’s biggest wood chips supplier with […]

In December, price for lumber imported to China down 5%

In December 2022, the average price for lumber imported to China slid 5% compared to the previous month at $246 per m3. This is 20% less than a year ago when it was $306. The imports of lumber from China grew 6% year-on-year to 2,336 thousand m3 in December. Source:Lesprom Network

Sodra Wood to expand lumber supplying to Japan

Sodra Wood, which is a Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, will expand supplying lumber to Japan of 90,000 m3 as a total volume in a year or two years. About 60,000 m3 of 90,000 m3 will be JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) lumber. The company got a certification of JAS […]

Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz sells its only sawmill in Russia

Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz sold its sawmill MM-Efimovsky in Russia to Aspek-Les, according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities of Russia. Since December 30, 2022, the owner of 100% of the shares of Mayer-Melnhof Holz Efimovsky LLC has become Aspek-Les LLC, which belongs to Mikhail Pitkevich. MM-Efimovskiy is no longer listed on the Mayr-Melnhof Holz website. The production […]

Asia Symbol Paper successfully starts up Andritz tissue production line

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, China has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China. The complete line order includes the stock preparation system with low-consistency refiners, a PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machine and the automation system. The tissue machine has a speed […]

Andritz to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in China

International technology group Andritz has received an order from Xianhe Co., Ltd., in Hubei Province, China, for the supply of VIB moisturizing technology for two new paper machines. The plants will supply 300 t/day décor paper with a machine speed of 1,000 m/min and a paper width of 3,860 mm. The equipment installation is expected to be […]

Imports of softwood logs to China lose 27% in November

In November 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 27% year-on-year to 2,772 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for softwood logs imported to China downed 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $147 per m3. This is 15% less than a year ago when it was $172.

In November, price for lumber imported to China dips 0.1%

In November 2022, the average price for lumber imported to China slipped 0.1% compared to the previous month at $259 per m3.  This is 14% less than a year ago when it was $299. The imports of lumber from China contracted 6% year-on-year to 2,323.3 thousand m3 in November. Source:Lesprom

In November, price for lumber exported from Russia to China dips 4%

In November 2022, the average price for the lumber exported from Russia to China slipped 4% compared to the previous month at $210 per m3, according to Lesprom . This is 13% less than a year ago when it was $241. The exports of lumber from Russia in China lost 6% year-on-year to 1,074 thousand m3 […]

Imports of softwood logs to China lose 27% in November

In November 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 27% year-on-year to 2,772 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for softwood logs imported to China downed 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $147 per m3. This is 15% less than a year ago when it was $172. Source: […]