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Slight sales increase for German timber trade

Article by Birgit Fingerlos, translated by Susanne Höfler | 06.07.2017 - 18:02

Growth rates above average were observed for floorings (+5%), construction elements (+1%) and the garden timber assortment (+8%), as reports. The assortments lumber, planed goods and timber construction materials reached last year's levels according to GD Holz.

As for the upcoming three months, two thirds of respondents in the intercompany comparison expect sales to remain on the same level, 20% expect growing sales. Until the end of the year, many wood trading companies anticipate slight increases or a sales level equalling last year's level.