Germany: Softwood Lumber Exports Tumble

  • decembrie 20, 2011
  • • Sursa: IHB/Destatis
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In September, German exports of Spruce and Fir lumber have declined further. Year-on-year exports are 8% behind 2010. Particularly to Belgium and Austria exports dropped significantly by 65% and 29% in September. With over 662.124 cubic meters, total deliveries to Austria are still 20% higher than exports in the reference period of 2010. Exports to North Africa and in countries of the Arabian Peninsula recorded an increase.

For the major consuming countries of German lumber the following average prices van be calculated from the September figures: Austria: € 165/cbm (ø I-IX/2010: € 161/cbm), France € 201/cbm (196), Italy € 155/cbm (153), Netherlands € 167/cbm (165), Saudi Arabia € 165/cbm (161), Belgium € 178/cbm (155).

Fir and Spruce Lumber  - Export
Volume (cbm)
Sep
2010
Sep
2011
Jan-Sep
2010
Jan-Sep
2011

 Percentage Change Sep 2010 to 2011

Percentage Change Jan-Sep 2010 to 2011
Austria
114,578
80,807
552,673
662,124
-29%
20%
France
72,227
62,740
548,190
523,725
-13%
-4%
Italy
41,013
42,205
329,677
315,151
3%
-4%
Netherlands
25,536
25,904
266,094
241,777
1%
-9%
Saudi-Arabia
14,250
25,106
152,646
115,827
76%
-24%
Belgium
40,363
14,096
235,609
142,524
-65%
-40%
UAE
10,043
12,696
84,723
119,710
26%
41%
Morocco
6,020
8,871
43,130
39,064
47%
-9%
Great Britain
28,276
8,287
217,387
108,727
-71%
-50%
Poland
4,883
9,287
63,060
67,240
58%
7%
Switzerland
6,529
7,709
56,870
52,131
9%
-8%
Lebanon
4,257
6,772
7,840
26,188
59%
234%
Czech Republic
5,076
3,841
61,940
43,811
-24%
-29%
TOTAL
417,771
341,079
3,021,140
2,804,191
-18%
-7%

 

Fir and Spruce Lumber  - Export
Value  (million euros)
Sep
2010
Sep
2011
Jan-Sep
2010
Jan-Sep
2011
 Percentage Change Sep 2010 to 2011 Percentage Change Jan-Sep 2010 to 2011
Austria
11,91
13,35
86,71
105,24
12.15%
21.37%
France
14,91
12,64
105,81
106,90
-15.26%
1.02%
Italy
6,67
6,56
49,74
50,49
-1.66%
1.50%
Netherlands
4,54
4,33
43,08
40,20
-4.67%
-6.68%
Saudi-Arabia
2,46
4,14
24,52
19,20
68.31%
-21.69%
Belgium
5,49
2,51
36,00
24,09
-61.35%
-33.09%
UAE
1,77
2,30
13,52
20,54
30.18%
51.93%
Morocco
1,08
1,35
7,58
6,54
25.37%
-13.80%
Great Britain
5,79
1,67
39,67
21,63
-71.11%
-45.47%
Poland
1,24
1,67
11,38
13,24
34.73%
16.33%
Switzerland
1,38
1,58
11,53
11,65
14.41%
1.03%
Lebanon
0,74
1,05
1,31
4,23
41.16%
222.27%
Czech Republic
0,81
0,66
9,88
6,77
-18.01%
-31.43%
TOTAL
68,04
60,03
507,39
491,82
-11.76%
-3.07%
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