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Spanish imports of lumber increased by 19 %

16.07.2015 − 

In the first quarter Spanish imports of lumber increased by 19% vis à vis the comparative quarter last year to 212,138m³. According to the association of Spanish timber importers and the timber industry (AEIM) imports from European countries increased by 17% to 195,911m³. As a proportion of imports overall, imports from European countries declined by two percentage points to 92%. Increases in imports from France (+32%), Sweden (+30%), Finland (+16%) and Germany (+17%) contrasted with a decline in imports from Portugal (-4%), which is the second largest supplier after France. Imports from non-EU countries increased by 60% to 16,227m³ and to a proportion of 8%.

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