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Sweden softwood lumber exports to Egypt soar 68.2% and to China fall 34.5% in first quarter

Lesprom Network
June 14, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: International
Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter 2019 to 365.6 thousand m3, export value jumped 46.2% to $62.9 million, according to Statistics Sweden. Exports to China declined 34.5% to 163.4 thousand m3 with export value was down 40.0% to $34.5 million. Softwood lumber exports to Netherland from Sweden dropped 18.8% to 218.1 thousand m3 with export value decreased 18.4% to $61.4 million. Exports from Swede n to UK expanded 1.95% to 680.3 thousand m3, export value was up 10.6% to $194.7 million.

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