DHA eNews - Tariffs On China Remain In Place—For Now

Decorative Hardwoods Association (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XV, Issue XVIII: Tariffs On China Remain In Place—For Now | U.S. Imports Of Hardwood Plywood Climb 61% | Value Of U.S.

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Forest Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

What is the most common tree found in the U.S.?

 

Answer: Red Maple

Resource:

Treehugger: Ten Most Common Trees in the United States

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Kitchen Cabinet Sales Increase In July

KCMA reported an increase in cabinet sales of nearly 20% in July vs. the same period last year. However, cabinet sales fell 12.5% vs. June. Year-to-date sales are still up nearly 16% vs. last year. 
 

Resource:

KCMA: July Trend of Business Report

 

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Russia's Wood Industry Pushes For Sky-High Tariffs On Imported Furniture

Russian woodworking and furniture companies petitioned their government to assess tariffs as high as 60% on imported furniture and related materials. Countries considered to be pro-Russia would face duties of only 10%.

 

Resource:

FurnitureToday: Russian wood industry pushes for 60% import tariffs on furniture

 

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Value Of U.S. Imports Of Russian Hardwood Plywood Jumps 68%

The value of U.S. imports of Russian plywood jumped 68% to $214 million through July. These increases in the value of Russian imports occurred despite an 11% decrease in volume. Imports of Russian hardwood plywood have slowed considerably since April when tariffs of 50% were imposed.

 

Resource:

Imports of Hardwood Plywood (PDF)

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