First half 2016 imports of wooden widows into Japan were down 8% year-on-year. June imports were down by the same amount compared to levels in June last year and compared to May, June imports were down 9%, ITTO reported.
In contrast to the other products reported the spread between supply countries is closest with wooden windows.
The top suppliers in June were China (40%), the Philippines (31%) and the US (23%). These three suppliers account for the bulk of wooden window imports.