Pulp & Paper Edge – February 2021: NOW AVAILABLE

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA The February 2021 edition (Number 188) of Pulp & Paper Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthly analysis of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry was published today. IndustryEdge notes that in 2020, the decline in imports of printing and communication papers was dramatic, falling 35% compared… Read More

BREAKING: Australian log exports crashed in December

IndustryEdge advises that Australia’s log exports fell to a five-year low in December 2020, down 47% on the prior December and totalling just 196,519 m3. The dramatic fall saw exports 34% lower than for November, which was itself 32% lower than exports in October. The average export price for December… Read More

NZ log exports down 6.3% in 2020

New Zealand’s log exports declined 6.3% in 2020, falling to 20.080 million m3 in the tumultuous year. As the year drew to a close, exports in December totalled 1.845 million m3, down 4.4% on the prior month but a solid 8.6% higher than exports recorded in December 2019. Over the… Read More

Woodchip exports continue to fade: down 32% year-ended November

According to IndustryEdge’s latest edition of Wood Market Edge online, Australia’s combined annual exports of hardwood and softwood woodchips for the twelve-months-ended November 2020 were recorded at 4.470 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt), 32.0% lower than the prior year. Monthly export volumes have not been above 500,000 bdmt since… Read More

Annual Woodchip exports down 32.0% year-ended Nov ’20

Australia’s combined annual exports of hardwood and softwood woodchips for the twelve-months-ended November 2020 were recorded at 4.470 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt), 32.0% lower than the prior year. Monthly export volumes have not been above 500,000 bdmt since October of 2019, and in November 2020, totalled 448,036 bdmt. Read More

Log Exports – Softwood down 1.6%, Hardwood up 13.8%

Softwood Log Exports down 1.6% Monthly exports of softwood logs increased in November 2020, however across the year-ended November, Australia’s total annual exports of softwood logs fell. Exports for the year-ended November totalled 3.775 million m3, down 1.6% compared to the prior year. Examined on a monthly basis, Softwood log… Read More

Woodchip Export Market Briefing: Hardwood Chip Exports ‘Go Dark’

Hardwood chip exports have been plunged into the dark in recent months, with IndustryEdge’s Wood Market Edge online now the only way to understand and analyse the subtleties of this important trade. Exporters were initially granted confidentiality restrictions for exports to Japan and Taiwan. From October, this was extended to… Read More

Hardwood chip exports sucked into the black

Australia’s entire hardwood chip export trade has been sucked into the black hole of ‘confidentiality’ restrictions since the start of October. Responding to a flurry of enquiries in recent days, IndustryEdge can confirm that as a result of the hardwood chip trade entering the black hole, the only way to… Read More

Australia supplied just 11% of China’s softwood logs in September quarter

Recent trade developments have seen logs from some Australian states be banned from import to China. Despite being very significant for Australia, considered from the perspective of mainland China’s total imports, the Australian supply is not as compelling as some may think. In the September quarter, Australia’s softwood logs accounted… Read More

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