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NZ logging halt undercuts strong export month

27-05-2020
New Zealand, log, export, prices, April 2020

Log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic metre picked up, Stats NZ said today. Total exports fell $220 million (4 percent) to $5.3 billion in April 2020 compared with the same month last year. “Total exports would have been worth almost the same as …

Vietnam’s exports surge in four months despite pandemic

08-05-2020
Vietnam, trade, import, export, surge, January, April, 2020, wood products, pandemic

According to statistics released by the General Statistics Office (GSO), Vietnam's export value saw a year-on-year increase of nearly 5 per cent to an estimated US$82.94 billion in the first four months of 2020 despite the ongoing pandemic, reported Vietnam News. Domestic companies generated $26.45 billion from exports during the period, an …