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Within January-March, 2019 plywood export volume in Russia increased by 1.4% in comparison with the same period of the previous year

In 2018 hardwood plywood import volume in Germany increased by 5% in comparison with the same period of the previous year. Tropical plywood volume decreased by 1%

 

Within January, 2019 plywood export volume in Russia increased by 8.6%, sawn timber – by 13.9%, paper – by 47%.

Plywood import in Japan in February, 2019 increased only by 3% despite of preparation for Summer Olympic games 2020. The main plywood exporters were Indonesia (40%), Malaysia (40%), Vietnam (6%) and China (6%)

Tropical plywood import in the USA in January, 2019 decreased by 18% in comparison with the same period of the previous year mostly because of 35% import volume reduction from Italy

In 2018 year EU-countries imported 327.2 thousand m2 tropical plywood, by 2% more than in 2017. Vietnam increased tropical plywood import volume to EU by 133%, China – by 15%, Paraguay – by 22%, Indonesia – by 6%

Within January-February, 2019 Russian plywood production increased by 8.9% in comparison with the same period of the previous year. Hardboard production increased by 16%, chipboard – by 17.6%

Within 2018 year EU countries imported by 5.1% more wooden products in comparison with the same period of the previous year. Softwood and hardwood sawn timber import volume increased by 10%. Imported plywood volumes increased by 8%, mainly from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Brazil, China

In 2018 EU countries increased tropical plywood import by 1.7%, sawn timber – by 9%. Other products volumes as veneer, furniture, bold timber stayed at the same level

Within December, 2018 Japan decreased softwood plywood production by 3% in comparison with November volume