Massive Shift In Source Of U.S. Imports Of Hardwood Plywood

U.S. imports of hardwood plywood from China have plummeted from 1.370 billion square feet in 2017 to 139 million square feet in the last 12 months. In that time, imports from Vietnam have surged from 28 million square feet in 2017 to 546 million square feet in the last 12 months; imports from Indonesia jumped from 361 million square feet to 541 million square feet. The value of hardwood plywood imports from China sank from $574 million to $61 million while the value of imports from Vietnam rose from $19 million to $257 million and the value of imports from Indonesia increased from $197 million to $259 million.

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