Keyword: imports

Supply problems affect the EU tropical imports

In practice, the recent decline in tropical imports into the EU is better seen as a region-wide phenomenon driven [...]

US plywood imports from China crash

US hardwood plywood imports declined by 5% in January to 202,536 cu.m. but the value of imports increased [...]

Plywood imports in Europe went down by 7% during 2017

The total EU plywood imports in 2017 were down by 7%, to 2.159 million metric tonnes (MT). The decrease [...]

General outlook for EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

US wooden furniture up 11% in 2017

The U.S. imported US$18.5 billion worth of wooden furniture in 2017, 11% more than in 2016. Imports [...]

EU exports of wood products at historical level

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

Tropical imports from the EU declined in 2017

    European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good [...]
March 5, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

EU imports of sawn temperate hardwood decline 7%

EU imports of sawn temperate hardwoods also declined in 2017, although less dramatically than imports of sawn tropical hardwoods. Total [...]

China forecasts 18% decline in softwood log imports and 10% in hardwood log imports expected in the next decade

China's logs, lumber and woodchips imports have been ascending rapidly and reached very high values. Between 2012 and 2017 [...]
February 27, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Weak EU imports of tropical sawn wood, why?

European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good underlying demand for hardwoods [...]