Asia - Page 2

Stay up to date with the news updates from Asia.

Global sawlog prices hit low levels in Q2
Monday, October 05, 2015 The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell in the second quarter to its lowest level in six years, according to industry bulletin the Wood Resource Quarterly.
TTJ to feature sawmill directory
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 An annual sawmill directory will be published in TTJ, starting this November.
Premier sells OSB to China
Thursday, August 13, 2015 One of the UK’s biggest suppliers of timber to the British furniture trade has turned the tables on the traditional supply chain.
Russian sanctions lead to mill sale
Monday, January 19, 2015 Russian sawmiller RusForest has sold its Arkhangelsk sawmill and related assets because the ongoing Ukraine crisis and sanctions against Russia has made modernisation impossible.
Malaysian trade mission boosts exports
Friday, December 12, 2014 A Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) marketing mission to Qatar, Oman and Kuwait has secured around RM6m worth of export orders.
PEFC endorses Indonesian forestry programme
Thursday, December 11, 2014 PEFC’s endorsement of the Indonesian Forestry Certification Co-operation (IFCC) was marked at an event in Jakarta today.
Stenner boosts exports down under
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 Stenner, the sawmill and wood processing machinery supplier, has boosted sales in Australia and last month shipped a second container of ST resaws.
US boosts southern pine sales to China
Monday, November 03, 2014 The US has achieved record exports of southern pine to China under a government agency funded promotion to boost sales.
Wood pellet producers look east
Monday, November 03, 2014 Wood pellet exports to Europe from North America reached a plateau at the beginning of the year and have started to decline, according to the North American Wood Fibre Review.
NZ native timber not popular in earthquake works
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Stacks of rimu beams and other forms of native timber are languishing in recycling yards as authorities get to grips with recent earthquake activity in New Zealand and new regulations on earthquake resilience.
China Accoya dispute costs Accsys £2.5m
Monday, October 13, 2014 The failed bid by Accsys Technologies to end an agreement to bring Accoya modified wood plants to China and South-east Asia will cost the company almost £2.5m.
Timber company employees convicted of illegal timber exports
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Three directors and an employee of an Australian wholesale timber and flooring company have been convicted of illegally exporting timber.
NZ log trade continues to rise
Friday, October 03, 2014 New Zealand’s shift toward log trade and away from softwood sawn timber has continued and even accelerated during some months this year.
Lift export ban plea
Monday, September 01, 2014 A fresh appeal has been made to the new government in Indonesia to lift the ban on the export of logs.
Indonesian exports benefit from EUTR
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 The EU Timber Regulation has helped to increase Indonesia’s forest products exports.
RusForest sells pellet mill
Monday, August 11, 2014 RusForest has sold a disused wood pellet mill in Sweden it acquired three years ago as part of a SKR78m deal for a group of clean energy companies.
China’s woodworking machinery exports rise
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The total value of China’s woodworking machinery exports increased by 3% in 2013 to US$2.31bn.
Indonesia ‘trashing’ its forests
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 The rate of deforestation in Indonesia is the highest in the world, according to the journal Nature Climate Change.
Tropical campaign battles shrinking EU sales
Thursday, July 10, 2014 The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) targeted the Carrefour International du Bois exhibition in Nantes for its first “Business Encounters” event.
NZ becomes world’s largest softwood log supplier
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 New Zealand is now the world’s largest supplier of softwood logs, providing more than 20% of global trade on the back of huge exports to China.

News By Region view all