The 26 ports in Jiangsu Province handle the highest volume of timber imports in China. In the first half of 2013 timber imports through ports in Jiangsu Province achieved a new record of 8.09 million cubic metres valued at US$1.6 billion, a year on year increase of 12 percent in volume and value...
The 2013 Conference of China’s Chamber of Commerce for import and export of timber was held in Wenzhou City recently. According to information from the recently concluded conference in Wenzhou City, around 30% of the domestic market for wood products is met from manufacturers in Wenzhou.
According to the State Forestry Administration Annual Forestry Statistical Yearbook for 2012, the total output value of China’s forestry industry was RMB3.95 trillion in 2012 (calculated at present price). This represents an increase of 29% compared to levels in 2011. The growth rate in output from China’s forest industry has averaged 23% since 2001.
The latest data on new yuan loans from the People's Bank of China (Central Bank) indicates that the growth in loans has accelerated suggesting the Central Bank is carefully balancing credit availability to support economic recovery...
According to a report from National Bureau of Statistics of China the national economy performed well in 2012 and success was achieved with all social objectives and a solid foundation was laid for further improvement...
Total investment in Chinese residential real estate in 2012 was RMB 7,180.4 billion a year-on-year growth of 14.9 percent according to a press release from the National Bureau of Statistics of China...
Some 16 million cu. m of sawnwood (including a small
amount of sleepers) were imported in the first three
quarters of 2011, valued at US$4,229 million, a rise of 53
percent in volume and 54 percent in value from the same
period last year...
China exported 7.25 million cu.m of plywood in first three
quarters of 2011 valued at US$3,243 million and this
represented a rise of 28 percent in volume and 28 percent
in value over the same period last year...
China exported some 297,300 tonnes of solid wood
flooring in first three quarters of 2011 valued at US$
465.24 million, down 9 percent in volume and 7 percent in
value from the same period last year...
According to the Jiangsu Entry-Exit Inspection and
Quarantine Bureau, in the first ten months of 2011 timber
imports through Jiangsu port were 11.39 million cubic
metres valued at US$2346 million, up 45 percent in
volume and 42 percent in value from the same period in