Updated Dec 31, 2022 19:45

Global Imports of Wood, incl. strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled, continuously shaped "tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, V-jointed beaded, moulded, rounded or the like" along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed (excluding coniferous wood and bamboo)

Imports
In , overseas purchases of wood, incl. strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled, continuously shaped "tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, v-jointed beaded, moulded, rounded or the like" along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed (excluding coniferous wood and bamboo) increased by % to cubic meters, rising for the second consecutive year after six years of decline. Overall, imports, however, continue to indicate a abrupt setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by %. Global imports peaked at cubic meters in 2007; however, from 2008 to , imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, imports of wood, incl. strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled, continuously shaped "tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, v-jointed beaded, moulded, rounded or the like" along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed (excluding coniferous wood and bamboo) expanded sharply to $ in . In general, imports, however, recorded a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in with an increase of % against the previous year. Global imports peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , imports failed to regain momentum.


Imports by Country
The countries with the highest levels of imports of wood, incl. strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled, continuously shaped "tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, v-jointed beaded, moulded, rounded or the like" along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed (excluding coniferous wood and bamboo) in were the United States ( cubic meters), Taiwan (Chinese) ( cubic meters), India ( cubic meters) and Mexico ( cubic meters), together reaching % of total import. The UK ( cubic meters) took the next position in the ranking, followed by France ( cubic meters). All these countries together took near % share of total imports. The following importers - Australia ( cubic meters), Canada ( cubic meters), Germany ( cubic meters), Japan ( cubic meters), South Korea ( cubic meters), Italy ( cubic meters) and Slovakia ( cubic meters) - together made up % of total imports.

From 2007 to , the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by India (with a CAGR of +%), while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the United States ($), Mexico ($) and the UK ($) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in , with a combined % share of global imports. These countries were followed by France, Australia, Japan, Canada, Taiwan (Chinese), Germany, Italy, South Korea, India and Slovakia, which together accounted for a further %.

India, with a CAGR of +%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.


Import Prices by Country
The average import price for wood, incl. strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled, continuously shaped "tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, v-jointed beaded, moulded, rounded or the like" along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed (excluding coniferous wood and bamboo) stood at $ per cubic meter in , leveling off at the previous year. Over the last fifteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in when the average import price increased by %. Global import price peaked in and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In , the country with the highest price was the UK ($ per cubic meter), while India ($ per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to , the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Australia (+%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.