China is the answer to all our prayers

Laurie, Allan
February 2010
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p32
The author discusses the opportunities that China may offer to the timber industry in New Zealand in 2010. He asserts that there is a demand for wood fibre in China. He details his estimate of the price of logs from New Zealand considering some factors such as shipping cost and foreign exchange rate. He cites the expectation that volatility in freight rates will continue and the possibility for sea freight volumes in China to decline.


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