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Finish softwood exports drop

Finnish exports of softwood lumber and planed products in February 2014 were roughly 8.3% lower than the reference figure for last year at a total of 545,000 m³. source: EUWID
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Downward trend in Australian wood chip exports broken

The Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ) reported that the downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulp mills. Sources: Wood Resource Quarterly, Infolink
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Record high log exports in Portland

The number of softwood logs leaving the Port of Portland has escalated to record highs due to the downturn in the domestic housing timber market. Source: The Border Watch
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New Zealand timber prices rising due to exports

Strong overseas demand for New Zealand logs is putting pressure on local supply and pushing up timber prices for consumers. Sources: NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times

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Mount Gambier sawmill upgrade exports

NF McDonnell and Sons sawmilling operation will send its first regular export shipment to South East Asia following a $ 2m upgrade of its facilities. Source: The Border Watch
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Australia’s primary industries exports forecast to remain strong in 2012-13

Australia’s earnings from agricultural, fisheries and forestry exports are forecast to remain strong in 2012-13, at around $ 39.5 billion. Source: ABARES
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Malaysia facilitates timber exports to Europe

In a move to boost exports of Malaysian timber and construction products to Europe, the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is working with the United Kingdom’s Trada Technology Ltd (TTL) as an approved testing laboratory. Malaysia recognizes that the only way to ensure its products are used overseas is to comply with international standards. Source: Borneo Post Online

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