China Ashares are a diversified market that reflect the Chinese economy. The opening of the Chinese stock markets is the big news in emerging markets. Other share types—Redchips, Hshares, Schips, and others—fill out the equity picture.
Chinese buyers are buying more logs directly from log exporters, bypassing the sawmills. According to Gerald Storey, Storey Sawmill Lumber Co., the log exporters are buying better quality material, and they are paying well above normal market prices for those logs.