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Japan’s imports of plywood increased by 8% in 1H 2017

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In the first half of 2017 Japan’s imports of plywood were 8% above the level in the first half of 2016, as ITTO reported.Despite the overall rise June imports were disappointing, falling almost 19% compared to levels recorded for May. Year-on-year June imports of plywood were down 11%.
August 21, 2017

Japan’s wooden flooring imports up 30% in June

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The volatility in imports of Japan’s assembled wooden flooring observed in the year to-date continues. After dropping in May imports in June were up almost 30%. Year-on-year flooring imports have increased 46%, as ITTO reported.The growth in Japan’s wooden flooring imports in the first half of 2017 ...
August 18, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden windows fell 9% in 1H 2017

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Japan’s imports of wooden windows in the first half of 2017 fell 9%, compared to the first half of 2016, as ITTO reported.In May this year there was a turn-around in the value of wooden window imports when there was a 20% surge in the value of imports. This upward trend continued into June with a fu...
August 17, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden doors fell 12% in 1H 2017

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Japan’s imports of wooden doors in the first half of 2017 fell 12%, compared to the first half of 2016. Year-on-year June imports dropped 9% and there was a slight decline in June 2017 imports compared to levels in May, as ITTO reported.The three main suppliers in June were China (54%), the Philippi...
August 14, 2017

China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% in 1H 2017

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In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to $1,680 million from the same period of 2016, as ITTO reported.Of the total, the value of China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% to $790 million. The value of log and waste paper imports ...
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