Log and lumber imports to China were down 19% during first eight months of 2012, y-o-y, with the biggest declines seen of logs imported from Russia and the US, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Importation of both logs and lumber to China fell substantially in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Total imports, by value, during the first eight months was 4.3 billion dollars, or 19% less than in 2011, with the biggest declines in logs imported from Russia and the US, and in lumber from North America.

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Hakan Ekstrom, Wood Resource Quarterly