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Mrz. 26, 2012

Global tree farms becoming more diverse

SEATTLE, WA, Mrz. 26, 2012 (RISI) - After five years, and repeated requests by clients, Dennis Neilson and I spent much of the last six months updating our in-depth look at investments in plantation forestry around the world.

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Feb. 9, 2012

Forest industry appreciates Prime Minister's promotion of Canadian lumber exports to China

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has highlighted the exceptional growth of Canadian lumber exports to China.  The industry recognizes the important partnership role the fe

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December 14, 2011

New accord for tropical forests enters into force

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) announced the entry into force of the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006 (ITTA, 2006) effective Wednesday, December 7th 2011.

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December 7th, 2011

Softwood dumping investigation

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has launched anti-dumping procedures against softwood lumber imports from Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden, Canada, and the USA.

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Nov 9, 2011

Forest Industry Applauds Government for Promoting Canadian Wood in Asia

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, has promoted Canadian wood frame construction as environmentally friendly and energy efficient during his trip to China.

Minister Oliver attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of China's first four-storey wood frame structure, a joint Canada-China project using Canadian lumber, located in the Tianjin Economic Development area.

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New Zealand’s log exports to China account for one-third of country’s timber harvest in 2011

Log exportation from New Zealand continues to rise at a record pace, with almost one-third of the country’s timber harvest being processed at sawmills in China. The high demand for logs from overseas has increased domestic sawlog prices to their highest levels in 15 years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.  

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October 14th, 2011

Eucalyptus from NZ port top wood export

Exports of Southland eucalyptus woodchips have according to the Southland Times doubled in the past two years and the wood is on the way to becoming the region’s main timber export.

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October 7, 2011

Exports of logs and lumber from the US and Canada to China to reach record

Lumber shipments from Canada alone could reach 1.2 billion dollars this year. The North American share of log and lumber import volumes to China has increased from four percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2010.

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August 12th, 2011

China imports of BC lumber jump 97%

According to the latest import statistics from China Customs, Canadian lumber shipments to China (almost all from B.C.) increased by a whopping 97% in the first six months of 2011 over the same period in 2010.

BASELINE STUDY 2, LAO PDR: Overview of Forest Governance, Markets and Trade

As part of FLEGT Asia’s information collection role, a number of forest governance, markets and trade Baseline Studies have been carried out in the region. This study is done for Lao PDR.


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by Dr. Radut