Japan: European softwood lumber imports

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ITTO's Tropical Timber Market Report
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Total imports of European softwood lumber by Japan in 2009 were 2,036,188 cubic metres, some 1.3% more than in 2008 according to the JLR. Finland and Austria lost market share while Sweden became the top supplier due to favourable exchange rates relative to the Euro.

Japan European softwood lumber imports
European softwood lumber imports

2009
% Change

cubic metres
2009 on 2008
Sweden
759,923
24.1
Finland
621,291
-14.1
Austria
195,286
-28.3
Romania
188,162
17.0
Latvia
100,006
23.0
Germany
71,633
-13.3
Czech Rep.
56,971
26.9
Others
42,916

Total
2,036,188


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