Posted 十月 4, 2016
China’s sawnwood imports totalled 15.61 million cubic metres valued at $3.82 billion in the first half of 2016, down 2% and 17% respectively over the same period of 2015. The average landed price for imported sawnwood was $245 per cubic metre, a year-on-year drop of 17%, ITTO reported.
Of the total, sawn softwood imports amounted to 9.02 million cubic metres, or 58 % of all sawnwood imports, a year-on-year increase of 24%.
Sawn hardwood imports totaled 6.05 million cubic metres, or 42% of all sawnwood imports, a year-on-year increase of 11%.
Tropical sawnwood imports rose 8 % to about 4.77 million cubic metres, accounting for 17% of all sawnwood imports and 40% of all sawn hardwood imports.