Germany: Pine Lumber Exports to Recover in June

  • September 14, 2011
  • • Source: IHB/Destatis
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After several months of reduced sales, German Pine lumber exports have slightly recovered in June 2011. Compared to the same month last year, exports rose by 6% to 84,651 cubic meters. Half-yearly export figures were still in the red, showing a volume of 406,052 cubic meters (- 9%). Strong growth was recorded in exports to Belgium, Italy and Austria. China and Egypt received much less goods from Germany.

Average prices for the major consuming countries of German Pine limber in June: Italy € 151/cbm (ø I-VI/2011: € 144/cbm), Poland € 163/cbm (162), Netherlands € 168/cbm (166), Egypt € 172/cbm (175) and Belgium € 156/cbm (154).

Pine Lumber – Export
Volume  (cbm) Value (million euros)
Jun
2010
Jun
2011
Jan-Jun
2010
Jan-Jun
2011
Jun
2010
Jun
2011
Jan-Jun
2010

Jan-Jun
2011

Egypt
11,789 9,532 68,779 28,824 1.89 1.64 10.07 5.05
Netherlands 6,024 8,257 46,716 43,245 0.97 1.39 6.46 7.19
Poland 4,806 6,953 29,334 44,996 0.71 1.13 3.95 7.31
Italy 3,318 6,166 29,519 46,897 0.49 0.93 3.89 6.76
Belgium 
1,439 5,464 38,511 25,080 0.20 0.85 4.93 3.87
Algeria 2,617 5,182 6,336 5,182 0.43 0.88 0.95 0.88
China  11,264 4,972 22,659 13,573 1.90 0.82 3.72 2.24
France
3,345 4,131 18,503 14,056 0.59 0.72 2.87 2.59
India 558 3,528 5,528 18,199 0.09 0.61 0.81 3.04
Tunisia
1,658 3,516 5,456 18,181 0.26 0.71 0.79 3.19
Austria
1,274 2,739 11,093 14,929 0.19 0.43 1.43 2.52
Israel  
1,790 2,691 10,476 9,374 0.30 0.46 1.48 1.62
Japan 3,571 2,458 17,095 12,744 0.63 0.49 3.00 2.58
TOTAL
79,515 84,651 447,458 406,052 13.16 14.31 66.57 67.68



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