Germany: Oak lumber exports in December and full year 2008

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Oak lumber exports of the German wood industry dropped about 24% in 2008. There were drastic decreases in deliveries to Spain (-65%), Netherlands (-23,5%), Poland (-18%) and Great Britain (-27%).


Oak, differently processed Export Volume (m3) Value (Mil. €)
Dec.
2007
Dec.
2008
Jan-Dec
2007
Jan-Dec
2008
Dec.
2007
Dec.
2008
Jan-Dec
2007
Jan-Dec
2008
Indonesia
2,824
1,797
32,078
33,829
0.76
0.52
8.42
9.05
Netherlands 1,921
1,133
23,326
17,867
0.98
0.44
10.73
9.00
Poland
2,226
1,019
20,624
16,857
0.71
0.37
8.34
6.82
Switzerland 890
509
9,374
7,731
0.57
0.47
6.15
5.79
Denmark
159
457
6,504
4,406
0.13
0.45
4.97
3.83
Spain
508
360
14,721
5,507
0.22
0.18
6.35
2.74
Belgium
710
302
6,723
5,936
0.18
0.23
3.03
3.46
Great Britain
1,446
300
14,548
10,611
0.94
0.21
11.16
8.63
Czech Republic
921
261
4,245
3,211
0.50
0.17
2.38
1.93
Vietnam
68
177
3,544
1,009
0.03
0.05
0.87
0.29
Austria 130
130
4,648
2,892
0.07
0.08
2.22
1.65
Thailand
23
103
2,640
1,756
0.01
0.04
0.72
0.52
France 53
100
1,898
2,058
0.05
0.08
1.36
1.15
TOTAL
12,969
6,943
167,127
126,933
5.54
3.53
75.93
62.26
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