EU imports of sawn temperate hardwoods also declined in 2017, although less dramatically than imports of sawn tropical hardwoods. Total EU imports of sawn temperate hardwoods from outside the region were 1,072,300 cu.m in the first eleven months of 2017, down 7% compared in 2016. The sharpest falls in EU imports of sawn temperate hardwood were from Ukraine, down 19% to 287,300 cu.m, and Belarus, 39% lower at 59,100 cu.m. Imports also fell from the US (down 5% to 307,400 cu.m), Russia (down 1% to 123,200 ...
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