The World's Largest Exporters and Importers of Coniferous Sawnwood,
with Directions of Trade, by Volume (thousand cubic meters), 1997

Exporters è

Canada

Sweden

Finland

Austria

Russia

USA

Latvia

Germany

Czech

Other Exporters

Total Imports

Importers ê

USA

40,675

8

21

56

16

-

5

4

0

1,524

42,514

Japan

5,592

351

502

507

647

1,484

2

67

33

1,247

10,801

UK

261

2,356

1159

16

387

46

1282

62

38

828

6,487

Germany

98

1,481

970

382

261

85

294

-

616

634

5,274

Italy

99

276

212

3,141

303

155

0

532

209

197

5,145

Netherlands

44

917

651

18

272

17

69

224

28

333

2,670

Denmark

6

1,264

582

-

60

2

38

35

-

146

2,183

Egypt

68

746

701

1

503

1

33

3

-

115

2,173

France

40

427

669

7

142

38

69

250

2

198

1,842

Spain

4

432

92

-

55

160

5

12

9

506

1,275

Belgium-Lux

94

151

99

2

112

33

39

214

11

471

1,270

China

295

14

10

3

9

51

0

1

1

575

959

Other importers

388

26

1,841

567

1,773

1,814

194

347

449

10,143

13,523

Total Exports

47,664

10,900

7,509

4,700

4,540

3,886

2030

1,751

1,396

16,917

96,116

 

Source: FAO Yearbook of Forest Products 1997, p. 236.

 

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