China’s Highest Record of Wood Import Created in 2014

The latest report from “China Wood” shows: “China’s log import in 2014 was 51,410,000 cbms, 13.6% more than 2013 and lumber import was 25,642,000 cbms, 6.7% more. This is the highest import ever recorded”.

Supply of temperate hardwood from the North East of China has sharply dropping so that import of hardwood from North America and Europe has been increasing. In log import, softwood was 35,840 M cbms and tropical and temperate hardwood was 15,560,000 cbms. Softwood lumber import was almost 17,630,000 cbms.

Although China’s economic growth is revised down to 7%, the demand of wood for construction, furniture, wood works and engineering works continues busy while supply of domestic natural resources is severely restricted. That is why China has to import all the sources in the world.

Early Bird will get the worm! It is time to tap into China’s wood market!

Wood Guangzhou, ranked as the most professional wood and wood products trade fair in China, is a yearly gathering for Chinese wood traders and foreign wood exporters to find business opportunities. According to the official statistics, exhibitors were from over 20 countries or regions participated and nearly 13,000 professionals buyers participated in Wood Guangzhou 2014. It is estimated that Wood Guangzhou 2015 will reach a new high!

As Wood Guangzhou 2015 is coming soon, there are only some small booths available in the International exhibition area. Grasp this opportunity to show your products and expand China’s market! More information, please visit: or contact Mr. Jacob Kong by email:
(Noted: Wood Guangzhou will be held in China Import & Export Fair Complex during May 9-11, 2015)