Germany: Oak Log Export Falls in April

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Germany's Oak log exports have slowed in April. While export growth in the first Quarter of 2011 was at 18%, the statistics one month later show just an increase of 4.2% (January to April). However, there is still strong growth in shipments to China.

For the most important consuming countries, the following average prices can be calculated from the April figures of Destatis: China € 150/m³ (ø I-IV/2011: € 144/m³), Denmark € 166/m³ (197), Sweden € 113/m³ (85) and France € 195/m³ (264).

Oak, Sawlogs, m³ Export
Volume (m³) Value (million euros)
Apr
2010
Apr
2011
Jan-Apr
2010
Jan-Apr
2011
Apr
2010
Apr
2011
Jan-Apr
2010
Jan-Apr
2011
China
2,226 6,437 6,906 14,575 0.28 0.97 0.93 2.10
France
1,604 2,519 3,407 5,532 0.42 0.49 1.03 1.46
Netherlands  742 940 1,335 1,289 0.07 0.18 0.11 0.23
Denmark
3,500 709 8,461 5,846 0.67 0.12 1.63 1.15
Belgium
94 248 94 269 0.04 0.03 0.04 0.03
Austria
1,393 229 2,282 2,036 0.22 0.02 0.33 0.32
 India
150 90 402 90 0.00 0.02 0.03 0.02
Vietnam
953 90 1,353 505 0.11 0.02 0.18 0.06
Sweden 2,000 53 3,908 3,012 0.17 0.01 0.34 0.26
Italy 24 8 1,626 465 0.01 0.00 0.21 0.06
TOTAL
13,654 11,511 33,114 34,507 2.13 1.97 5.40 5.97


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