AgriHQ agriculture analyst Ivan Luketina

Export log prices record first drop in eight months as Chinese inventories build

Mon 23 Mar 15

The average wharf gate price for New Zealand A-grade logs fell to $106 a tonne.

Labour forestry spokesman Stuart Nash

Large forest contractor's equipment repossessed

Thu 19 Mar 15

GE Finance and Insurance will sell repossessed equipment from HarvestPro sites in Auckland, Northland and Gisborne in coming weeks.

AgriHQ analyst and report author Ivan Luketina

Outlook firms for NZ log exports to China

Tue 2 Dec 14

Demand for New Zealand logs in China is expected to be “soft” in 2015 after which a slow recovery in prices will be fuelled by an expected pick up in construction.

Agrifax forestry analyst Ivan Luketina

Export log prices edge up in November; Chinese demand remains weak

Fri 21 Nov 14

Export log prices edged up in Nov although demand from China is likely to remain subdued until the 2Q of next year.

PF Olsen Group marketing manager Peter Weblin

Chinese log prices defy inventory drop

Fri 24 Oct 14

Behind milk and meat, logs are this country’s third largest merchandise export.


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