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In the first four months, imports coming from Finland gained 14% to 85,600 m³. Romania was the second largest supplier with a delivered volume of 58,800 m³ (+23%). Further increases have been observed for Estonian (20,600 m³; +13%), Russian (18,700 m³; +15%) and Swedish (17,200 m³; +21%) deliveries.
Import volumes from Austria (-8%; 34,000 m³), China (-43%; 4940 m³) and Germany (-42%; 2870 m³), however, declined.
The average import price (CIF) for European deliveries reached ¥ 49,900/m³ (€ 418/m³; -5%) in April.
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