Surge in log imports from Russia to China

In the first three quarters of 2016, log imports through Taicang Port totalled 6.51 million cubic metres and was valued at US$920 million.

Of the total, the value of log imports from Russia through Taicang Port soared over 300% to US$330 million (1.12 million cubic metres) with Larch adn Fir as the main species. 

Source: ITTO