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August 16, 2016
Higher US plywood and wood flooring imports from China
US hardwood plywood imports grew 27% in May following four months of declines. Year-to-date import volumes were up 3% from May 2015 but the value of imports fell 5%. A total of 268,735 cu.m. was imported in May, worth US$159 million. A recovery in US plywood imports from China was mainly responsible for the growth in May. Imports from China jumped 55% from the previous month to 157,103 cu.m. Canadian shipments to the US also increased while imports from Indonesia declined to 21,779 cu.m. (-7%).   ...
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