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China sees rise in sawnwood imports but not tropical sawnwood in 2019

06-04-2020
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According to data from China’s Customs, 2019 sawnwood imports totalled 38.11 million cubic metres valued at US$8.591 billion, a year on year increase of 4% in volume but a decline of 15% in value, reported ITTO. Of total sawnwood imports, sawn softwood imports rose 15% to 28.62 million cubic metres accounting for 57% of the national total, …

Myanmar exports teak to Thailand through cross border trade arrangement

06-02-2020
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In November last year Myanmar exported some 100 tons of teak sawnwood to Thailand via a cross border trade arrangement being the first of around 1,100 tons set to be shipped. The export process was witnessed by Minister Ohn Win and supervised by the Forest Department, the General Administration Department, the Custom Department, the Immigration …

Analysis of China’s trade with the EU and VPA countries 2007-2017

13-01-2020
China, trade, EU, VPA, FLEGT, imports, exports, sawnwood, logs semi-processed wood products

The EU FLEGT Facility has issued a briefing note summarising an analysis of China’s trade with the European Union (EU) and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) countries on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade from 2007 to 2017. The analysis is reviewed in a report on ‘China’s Trade of Wood Products with EU, EU Member …

Decline in China’s tropical sawnwood imports in first half of 2019

09-10-2019
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Data from China Customs shows that there was a slight rise in sawnwood imports in the first half of 2019. China’s first half sawnwood imports totalled 18.83 million cubic metres valued at US$4.43 billion, a year on year increase of 4% in volume but an 8% drop in value. Sawn softwood imports rose but sawn hardwood imports fell Of total …

China reports decline in 2018 sawnwood imports

25-04-2019
China, sawnwood, import, softwood, hardwood

According to China Customs, 2018 sawnwood imports totalled 36.74 million cubic metres valued at US$10.13 billion, a year on year decline of two per cent in volume and a slight increase (one per cent) in value. The average price for imported sawnwood was US$216 per cubic metre, up two per cent on 2017. Both sawn softwood and sawn hardwood imports …

China total wood imports rise 21 per cent

20-04-2017
ITTO, China, sawnwood imports

China’s 2016 sawnwood imports totalled 32.15 million cubic metres valued at US$8.14 billion, a year-on-year increase of 21 per cent in volume and 8 per cent in value The average price for imported sawnwood in 2016 was US$ 253 per cubic metre, down 10 per cent on 2015, according to data from China Customs. Of total sawnwood imports, sawn …

China: Log and sawnwood import increase, wood-based exports decline

26-05-2016
ITTO, China, Plywood, Log, Sawnwood, import, export, wood products, furniture exports

The rapid development of China’s real estate sector in the first quarter of this year has promoted the growth of domestic demand for wood products, reported by ITTO. According to China Customs, in the first quarter of 2016 log imports were 11 million cubic metres, a year-on-year increase of 3%. Of the total, log imports from Russia rose 4% …

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