Chinese chip imports lift: Australian supply declines

Latest data shows Chinese woodchip imports lifted to a seven month high in September, hitting 1.302 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt) at an average price of USDCif152/bdmt. The big winner in the hardwood chip trade to China continues to be Vietnam, whose average price of supply in September was… Read More

Australian woodchip exports remain low, but prices are solid

Australia’s woodchip exports totalled 287,066 bdmt in August (bone dried metric tonnes), up 24.2% compared with the prior month. However, exports remain at rock-bottom levels (August was the third lowest month in more than a decade) as a combination of soft demand and a reluctance to supply at discounted prices… Read More

Tools for tracking woodchip exports, shipping and imports

Through IndustryEdge’s innovative online platform, Wood Market Edge, woodchip exporters, pulp producers, traders, port authorities and others are tracking the increasingly complex global woodchip trade. Using a mix of trade data, automated vessel tracking, port ‘watching’ and ongoing field research, Wood Market Edge online allows subscribers to understand what is… Read More

Access the Latest Wood Fibre Data for Australia and New Zealand

Get access to all of the latest log, woodchip and sawnwood data via Wood Market Edge online, IndustryEdge’s ground-breaking data and information service. In recent months, our innovative approach to tracking the global woodchip trade has been enhanced by online delivery. Subscribers to Wood Market Edge online can login and… Read More

Annual Woodchip exports down 26.6% year-ended May [Subscribers Only]

Australia’s combined annual exports of hardwood and softwood woodchips for the twelve-months-ended May 2020 were recorded at 5.422 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt). Monthly export volumes began dropping around the middle of 2019, and have not been above the 500,000 bdmt mark since October 2019. Hardwood chips make up… Read More

Annual Woodchip exports down 21.3% year-ended April [Subscribers Only]

Australia’s combined annual exports of hardwood and softwood woodchips for the twelve-months-ended April 2020 were recorded at 5.728 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt). Monthly export volumes began dropping around the middle of 2019, and have not being above the 500,000 bdmt mark since October 2019. Hardwood chips make up… Read More

Annual Woodchip exports down 19.7% year-ended March [Subscribers Only]

Australia’s combined annual exports of hardwood and softwood woodchips for the twelve-months-ended March 2020 were recorded at 5.879 million bone dried metric tonnes (bdmt). Monthly export volumes began dropping around the middle of 2019, and have not beien above the 500,000 bdmt mark since October 2019. Hardwood chips make up… Read More

IndustryEdge Moving to SilvaStat360, Forest2Market’s Online Delivery Platform

VICTORIA, Australia & CHARLOTTE, N.C., March __ 2020 – Today, Forest2Market and IndustryEdge announce a partnership formed to bring IndustryEdge’s Australian wood market commentary, analysis and data to SilvaStat360, Forest2Market‘s online business intelligence platform. The partnership will combine IndustryEdge’s Wood Market Edge publication and underlying data with Forest2Market’s SilvaStat360 cloud-based… Read More

Australian woodchip export deliveries: 372,506 bdmt (e) in November 2019

November saw total deliveries of Australian woodchips fall to an estimated 372,506 bdmt, with all deliveries headed into China and Japan. Deliveries to China accounted for 71.7% of the total in November, with Japan receiving the remaining 28.3%. Our provisional view is that deliveries in December will return to trend,… Read More

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