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US Growth in wood based panel imports in Q1 2024
[May 10, 2024]

US imports of plywood, particleboard and fibreboard (including OSB and other wood-based panels) grew by 21% year-on-year to 3.7 million m3 in the first quarter of 2024. As with other wood products, Canada was the largest market with 1.9 million .

USA: Hardwood lumber exports on the decline in Q1

Exports of hardwood lumber from the USA fell by 6% to around 750,000 m3 in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period of the previous year. At 270,000 m3, 20% less went to China, the largest buyer. Canada and Vietnam purchased 130,000 m3.