Ukraine oak exporting share – China occupy the first
Considering implementation of the ban on the export of wood, the draft legislation has been suspended by Ukraine Goverment . And the Verkhovna Rada (parliament of Ukraine) has passed the preliminary examination, they suggest that add the oak to the list of rare species of woods . That is the reason why the broad- leaf timber species drawed the attention in recent time.It’s neceesary for us to know that being engaged in oak timber flooring industry.
From January ,2014 to September 2014, Ukraine exported 92379.8 cubic meters of oak (CODE HS 4403911000). Compared with 2013, the export volume of oak logs is 96426.6 cubic meters.
In terms of domestic consumption in 2014 during the timber auction, Ukraine national forest resources forestry enterprises have been sold 361330 cubic meters of oak logs. Which 247453 cubic meters of saw timber wood, technology raw materials for 82453 cubic meters, the pulp was10037 cubic meters, 960 cubic meters of consturction timber , 600 cubic meters of wood pannel . In the last year (January to September) the share of oak log exports reached 3.46%.
From 2008 to 2014, Ukraine oak log export volume reached its maximum in 2010 and 2011, 204 thousand and 50 cubic meters in 2010, 202 thousand and 850 cubic meters in 2011. However , compared to 2012 , the export volume in 2013 was decreased 47.3%
Despite the fact that the largest export volume reached in 2010, but it was reached the largest total exports of logs in 2008 , which was $22 million 20 thousand. In addition, the export volume (20 million 130 thousand U.S. dollars) was also more than $20 million in 2011 .
From January to September in 2014, oak logs exports as high as $11 million and 670 thousand. Compared to the same period , the total value of exports of unprocessed wood, including oak raw plank wood was $197 million 340 thousand, which means that the oak logs accounted for 5.9%.
The biggest export volume for Ukraine was in 2010, but total export peaked in 2008, 22.02 billion dollors.The amount in 2011 also over 20 billion dollors.
From Jan to Sep in 2014, oak logs export amount reached up to 11.67 billion dollors. While the total export amount of logs was 197.24 billion dollors, oak is 5.9% in this amount.
The main consumers of Ukraine white oak
From 2008 to 2012, Turker was the biggest consumer of oak raw plank. In 2012, the percentage of export amount to Turkey is 56.4%; 2013, the export amount reduced 9360 m3, and Turkey sunk to the fourth. Poland export amount was 37490 m3, remained the first for some times. But China was became the biggest Importer in 2014, before that China imported few Ukraine white oak.
Top 10 Importer countries of Ukraine white oak:
(2014, Jan to Sep)
1)China — 35188.5 m3, 44,497,000 dollors
2）Poland — 22419.4 m3, 34,740,000 dollors
3）Slovakia — 14095.5 m3, 5982000 dollors
4）Lithuania — 9273.5 m3,12502000 dollors
5）Turkey — 6362.2 m3, 8312000 dollors
6）Roumania — 2184 m3, 4060000 dollors
7）Estonia — 1641.5 m3, 3941000 dollors
8）UK — 414.2 m3, 563000 dollors
9）Slovenia — 270.7 m3, 873000 dollors
10）Hong Kong — 103.1 m3, 115000 dollors