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Finnish lumber exports decline by 7% in May

29.08.2012 − 

Exports of Finnish softwood lumber and planed goods in May 2012 showed year-on-year decline of roughly 7% to 588,000 m³. According to Finnish Forest Industries deliveries to other European countries were also down by roughly 7% to 997,000 m³. Export to countries outside Europe decreased by 6% to 309,000 m³. In spite of the declines in May, Finnish consignors were able to export 2.75m m³ of softwood lumber and planed goods in the first five months, a year-on-year increase of roughly 5%. In terms of individual ranges, exports of sawable lumber have shown further growth, while planed-good exports have declined.

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