Germany: Planed Pine Lumber Exports to China Established

  • April 04, 2011
  • • Source: IHB/Destatis
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Measured in export value, exports of planed pine lumber to China are in 1st place. For large German sawmills deliveries to China will be increasingly important. Overall, exports in January amounted to almost 17,000 m³ (3,200 m² to China), an increase of 22.6% compared to the same month last year.
The following average prices can be calculated from the January figures: Netherlands € 162/m³ (ø I-XII/2010: € 174/m³), Austria € 144/m³ (211), China € 232/m³ (172), Australia € 219/m³ (196) and Italy € 163/m³ (183).

Pine, Longitudinal Cut, planed - Exports
Volume (m³) Value (million euros)
Jan
2010
Jan
2011
year
2009
year
2010
Jan
2010
Jan
2011
year
2009
year
2010
Netherlands
1,695
3,927
25,720
37,118
0.28
0.64
3.91
6.45
Austria
-
3,539
1,239
2,196
-
0.51
0.24
0.46
China
1,210
3,200
15,294
16,293
0.18
0.74
2.17
2.81
Australia
2,512
2,092
21,879
32,807
0.44
0.46
3.58
6.42
Italy
726
1,047
7,616
6,120
0.09
0.17
1.23
1.12
US
5,502
1,042
35,891
41,508
0.86
0.20
6.09
7.39
France
20
480
1,582
3,216
0.01
0.13
0.43
0.84
Spain
462
306
2,210
2,377
0.13
0.07
0.60
0.59
Saudi-Arabia
315
304
4,414
2,217
0.04
0.04
0.59
0.35
Poland
-
241
84
2,476
-
0.04
0.02
0.44
Belgium
323
211
3,694
4,496
0.07
0.04
0.74
1.00
Japan
41
200
14,865
250
0.01
0.04
2.58
0.05
Switzerland
184
104
1,029
1,045
0.06
0.04
0.38
0.46
TOTAL
13,862
16,990
176,960
173,581
2.29
3.19
29.91
32.45


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