Booming German pine lumber exports to Egypt

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In the first seven months of the year, German exports of sawn pine lumber have further increased. Year-on-year exports are +21% above the levels of last year. Particularly, shipments to Egypt and China, the first two main destinations, grew significantly by +709% and 30%.

With over 67.385 cubic meters, total deliveries to the Netherlands are still +30% higher than exports in the reference period of 2013. On contrast, in line with the overall European softwood lumber trend, German exports to Japan have declined by -12%

For the major consuming countries of German lumber the following average prices can be calculated from the July figures: Egypt-€ 170/cbm ( VII/2013: € 177/cbm), China €174/cbm (174), Netherlands € 174/cbm (163), India € 159/cbm (173), Poland € 164/cbm (154), Belgium € 219/cbm (264).

Germany's Sawn Pine Lumber exports; lengthwise; Top 10 Destinations In volume (m3)
July 2013 July 2014 Jan.-July 2013 Jan.-July 2014 Change in %
Egypt 5,541 18,315 13,697 110,787 +709%
China 10,784 1,953 74,228 96,149 +30%
Netherlands 7,212 8,038 52,000 67,385 +30%
India 17,678 15,209 87,416 54,173 -38%
Poland 10,885 13,417 42,702 48,603 +14%
Belgium 5,350 4,378 28,656 47,047 +65%
Japan 7,841 2,471 52,163 45,685 -12%
Italy 10,894 10,708 40,979 41,718 +2%
Saudi Arabia 3,119 1,455 10,322 37,782 +266%
United Kingdom 2,912 4,893 19,318 23,385 +21%
Others 45,970 36,880 243,117 244,881 +1%
TOTAL 128,186 117,717 664,598 803,181 +21%

 

Germany's Sawn Pine Lumber exports; lengthwise; Top 10 Destinations In value (EUR)
July 2013 July 2014 Jan.-July 2013 Jan.-July 2014 Change in %
Egypt 960,000 3,323,000 2,328,000 19,561,000 +740
China 1,872,000 331,000 12,888,000 16,700,000 +30%
Netherlands 1,189,000 1,448,000 8,468,000 11,752,000 +39%
Japan 1,855,000 524,000 13,750,000 10,011,000 -27%
India 2,846,000 2,715,000 13,882,000 9,455,000 -32%
Poland 1,740,000 2,029,000 7,000,000 7,490,000 +7%
Belgium 800,000 683,000 4,153,000 7,154,000 +72%
Italy 1,571,000 1,617,000 5,987,000 6,367,000 +6%
United Kingdom 517,000 992,000 3,600,000 4,798,000 +33%
Saudi Arabia 597,000 264,000 1,755,000 4,456,000 +154%
Others 8,066,000 6,916,000 43,343,000 45,554,000 +5%
TOTAL 22,013,000 20,842,000 114,779,000 143,288,000 +25%

 

Average export prices of German sawn pine lumber July 2013 July 2014 Change in %
Egypt €170 €177 +4%
China  €174 €174 0%
Netherlands  €163 €174 +7%
India  €159 €173 +9%
Poland   €164 €154 -6%
Belgium €145 €152 +5%
Japan  €264 €219 -122%
Italy €146 €153 +5%
Saudi Arabia €170 €118 -36%
United Kingdom €186 €205 +10%
Others  €178 €186 +5%
TOTAL €173 €178 +3%
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