U.S. Still Major Supplier Of Hardwood Logs To China
Through Q3, China imported more than 67% of its oak logs from France, Russia, and the U.S. (13%). Imports of cherry, black walnut, and maple came from the U.S. (78%) and Canada (19%). Total Chinese log imports exceeded $44 billion; the U.S. was China's fourth-largest supplier at 6.8%.