From January to June 2020, Hemlock/Douglas Fir dealers were slightly profitable, and the first half of the year was also a "roller coaster" price trend.
The import volume of hemlock/Douglas fir logs is relatively stable, and the national hemlock/Douglas fir inventory is the smallest in the past years: only 580,000 m³ in January, 670,000 m³ in February, 700,000 m³ in March, and 570,000 m³ in April, 470,000 m³ in May and 610,000 m³ in June.
The sales price of hemlock in the domestic Taicang market: 800¥/m³ in January, 800¥/m³ in February, and the price increase in March: 820¥/m³, 860¥/m³, 900/m³, and 1,000¥/m³. 1050¥/m³ in April, 1,000¥/m³ in May, and 920¥/m³ in June. Douglas fir sales price: 1100¥/m³ in January, 1100¥/m³ in February, 1120¥/m³ in March, 1130¥/m³ in April, 1050¥/m³ in May, and 1020¥/m³ in June.