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Log Market - June

Domestic demand for logs is steady. New Zealand log processors report domestic sales either at or above the same time last year. However, most log processors expect a drop in demand in Quarter 4.

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2020 Planting Season

The 2020 planting season is in full swing after a few setbacks from drought and Covid-19 lockdown. PF Olsen will this year establish over 16,000 hectares spread around the country.

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Log Market - May

The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices paid by log exporters in May increased 50-56 NZD per JASm3 from the prices received by forest owners in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Forestry and the Emissions Trading Scheme

At the start of May, the Environment Select Committee reported back on proposed changes to the Climate Change Response Act 2002. The committees report proposes numerous amendments and totals almost 400 pages.

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Log Market - March

The February At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for logs at New Zealand ports were predominantly rolled over for March.

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Forestry and the Emissions Trading Scheme

NZU prices have continued to decline through March, as the potential impact of COVID-19 on emissions starts to be felt in the market. After seeing prices exceed $29.00 during January, we are now trading around $22.20 (as at 24th of March).

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Quick Six - March

Following are our six topics of recent forestry related news items that we have chosen to share with you for this month. We hope you find them informative, educational and enlightening.

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Log Market - February

The forest industry is currently experiencing a very difficult start to 2020. The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs dropped approximately 11 NZD per JASm3 in January as demand in China was starting to slow down and stock was building before the China New year holiday period.

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Quick Six - February

Following are our six topics of recent forestry related news items that we have chosen to share with you for this month. We hope you find them informative, educational and enlightening.

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Log Market - December

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid USD 120s range per JAS m3. At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs delivered to ports around New Zealand in December increased by an average of 2-3 NZD per JASm3 from November pricing.

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