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China total wood imports rise 21 per cent

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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

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% …