June 16, 2016
Scandinavian sawmills exported more than 1 mil. m3 of softwood lumber to China in 2015
Despite China's overall negative economic context in 2015, and the slowdown in the Chinese housing market, the European sawmills managed to increase softwood lumber exports to the country. According to the latest Eurostat figures, in the twelve months of 2015, EU's softwood lumber exports to China increased by 29% over 2014. Finland has the lead, with a share of 29,7% of all European exports (and a 73% increase yoy), followed closely by the Netherlands (29,5% share) and Sweden (23,2%). All in all, Scandinavian sawmills managed to surpass ...
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