The Pacific Rim's Largest Exporters and Importers of Wood Chips,
with Directions of Trade, by Volume (thousand cubic meters), 1997

Exporters è

Importers ê

USA

Australia

Chile

China

Canada

Indonesia

Russia

New Zealand

Fiji

Non-Rim Exporter

Global Imports

Japan

5,715

7,185

3,995

2,310

487

357

162

437

241

4,594

25,483

Canada

1,431

-

-

-

na

-

-

-

-

2

1,433

Korea

77

84

93

642

2

22

-

-

-

278

1,198

China

12

172

127

na

-

238

-

-

-

565

1,114

USA

na

0

230

-

784

-

-

-

-

1

1,015

Non-Rim Importers

84

37

-

8

-

31

392

0

0

Global Exports

7,319

7,478

4,445

2,960

1,273

648

554

437

241

11,665

37,020

 Major non-Rim exporters include Austria, Italy, France, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland.

Major non--Rim importers include South Africa, Germany, Austria, Brazil, Thailand, France.

Compiled by George Draffan www.endgame.org from FAO Yearbook of Forest Products 1997, p. 235.

 

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