Germany: Plywood Imports, Jan-July 2009

  • November 09, 2009
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Between January and July 2009, plywood imports in Germany significantly declined. The crisis in the construction, the packaging and automobile sectors shows in the numbers of plywood imports. Brazilian plywood prices have increased due to the appreciation of the real with respect to the U.S. dollar. As for Chinese plywood, the freight rates that have been increasing recently saw a marginal decrease.


Import of Plywood, Other
Quantity (cbm) Value (€ Mil.)
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan-Jul.
2008
Jan-Jul.
2009
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan-Jul.
2008
Jan-Jul.
2009
Brasil
12.182
9.293
193.853
186.091
2,73
1,51
42,59
36,57
France
3.028
2.110
17.558
14.252
1,08
0,65
6,86
4,62
Finland 2.643
972
45.425
19.642
1,98
0,48
25,18
8,38
Chile 1.028
801
8.519
8.475
0,34
0,17
2,70
2,03
Czech Republic 758
433
4.349
2.152
0,25
0,12
1,55
0,68
Estonia
-
359
20
970
-
0,08
0,04
0,23
Italy
176
340
1.231
954
0,24
0,28
1,37
0,95
Poland
551
325
2.107
1.129
0,23
0,09
1,20
0,56
Belgium
826
293
10.692
9.551
0,18
0,06
2,51
2,06
Netherlands
258
281
7.078
5.283
0,06
0,06
1,66
1,04
Denmark
-
185
2.355
836
-
0,05
0,95
0,29
Rumania
58
109
1.550
163
0,04
0,04
0,49
0,07
Austria 55
105
1.390
590
0,03
0,06
1,10
0,38
TOTAL
23.841
15.926
322.543
267.068
8,12
3,79
99,10
62,41


Import of plywood, other than hardwood
Quantity (cbm) Value (€ Mil.)
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan.-Jul.
2008
Jan.-Jul.
2009
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan.-Jul.
2008
Jan.-Jul.
2009
Russia
8.048
11.523
58.448
58.394
4,17
3,59
34,75
20,67
China 11.596
7.168
83.876
35.387
4,00
1,77
30,29
10,13
Latvia 656
3.392
8.245
10.107
0,84
1,95
8,12
5,68
Belarus
468
2.028
4.265
10.801
0,14
0,35
1,50
2,18
Finland 2.992
1.911
92.780
25.162
2,61
1,30
81,75
22,08
Poland
899
1.878
8.364
13.197
0,66
0,92
6,46
7,25
Spain
2.016
1.295
10.300
6.344
1,16
0,67
6,02
3,50
Italy 1.643
1.199
13.675
10.791
1,28
0,83
9,52
7,32
Austria
250
1.057
3.953
8.580
0,16
0,44
2,47
4,16
Taiwan -
1.032
255
3.021
-
0,27
0,07
0,84
Rumania
1.154
1.021
8.631
7.335
0,94
0,82
6,78
5,65
Brasil 1.628
760
20.062
5.968
0,77
0,32
9,28
2,50
Slovenia
386
719
3.149
4.184
0,28
0,44
2,73
2,73
TOTAL
36.207
38.435
355.203
225.991
18,72
15,29
223,99
107,09


Import of Plywood, other than tropical wood
Quantity(cbm) Value ( € Mil.)
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan.-Jul.
2008
Jan.-Jul.
2009
Jul.
2008
Jul.
2009
Jan.-Jul.
2008
Jan.-Jul.
2009
Spain
1.924
1.502
23.089
13.177
1,16
0,91
14,21
8,05
Indonesia
2.521
1.473
17,756
12.465
1,22
0,75
9,44
6,56
Italy 129
683
9.566
5.392
0,14
0,44
6,57
3,62
China
722
438
3.051
2.514
0,20
0,12
0,95
0,73
Finland 243
267
872
1.448
0,30
0,33
1,09
1,68
Ivory Coast
233
102
961
328
0,07
0,03
0,32
0,13
Singapore
-
66
98
154
-
0,04
0,05
0,10
Estonia
61
33
499
337
0,02
0,03
0,42
0,28
Rumania
-
21
1
134
-
0,01
0,00
0,06
Netherlands
1
6
103
62
0,00
0,01
0,12
0,08
Norway
-
5
0
5
-
0,01
0,00
0,01
Belgiu,
-
3
3.003
148
-
0,00
0,98
0,07
TOTAL
6.040
4.599
61.104
37.140
3,20
2,68
35,08
21,79
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