Germany: Beech Lumber Exports in June 2011

  • September 08, 2011
  • • Source: IHB/Destatis
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Thanks to high China sales, German Beech sawyers could keep their exports in June roughly stable. With more than 12,000 cubic meters, volumes exported to China in June were 22% over the previous year. On a value base, exports to the People's Republic rose by 27%. The total of all exports (34.981 cubic meters) in June undermatched the previous year level. The U.S., the Netherlands, Italy, Britain and Spain remain still significantly below their consumption in 2010. In the period January to June, exports of Beech lumber amounted to 194,730 cubic meters, still slightly higher than in the first half of 2010 (193,537).

Averaged June prices for the main destinations of Beech Lumber are: China € 257/cbm (ø I-VI/2011: € 258/cbm), Poland € 256/cbm (265), USA € 380/cbm (360), India € 285/cbm (257), Netherlands € 258/cbm (254) and France € 550/cbm (549).

Beech Lumber,
Export

Volume (cbm) Wert (millon euros)
Jun
2010
Jun
2011
Jan – Jun
2010
Jan Jun
2011
Jun
2010
Jun
2011
Jan Jun
2010
Jan Jun
2011
China
9,897 12,078 46,372 58,300 2.43 3.11 11.47 15.03
Poland
4,255 4,257 19,617 23,283 0.99 1.09 5.07 6.19
U. S. 4,926 3,003 20,524 20,106 1.66 1.14 7.17 7.24
India
1,491 1,862 7,364 9,694 0.37 0.53 1.76 2.49
Netherlands
3,194 1,317 11,005 6,171 0.62 0.34 2.18 1.57
France
780 1,309 5,528 7,274 0.44 0.72 2.99 3.99
Israel
896 865 4,764 4,162 0.40 0.40 2.09 1.91
Italy 1,524 860 9,384 7,342 0.48 0.29 2.84 2.28
Malaysia
677 848 2,634 3,505 0.19 0.28 0.75 1.11
Great Britain
2,419 820 8,303 5,702 1.24 0.41 3.96 2.68
Un. Arab Emirates
852 807 5,148 2,818 0.37 0.36 2.28 1.29
Morocco
491 616 1,390 3,105 0.19 0.26 0.54 1.32
Spain 1,297 566 6,987 3,698 0.58 0.21 2.70 1.31
TOTAL
39,665 34,981 193,537 194,730 12.95 11.50 62.60 64.76



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