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German particleboard, symbol pic. © Pfleiderer

Germany’s export of chipboard stable

Article by Kathrin Lanz, translated by Robert Spannlang | 21.04.2015 - 16:32
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German particleboard, symbol pic. © Pfleiderer

In the first two months of the year, Germany exported 56,000 m³ of chipboard to its No. 1 market Poland – 12% more than in 2014. The second strongest market are the Netherlands with 42,000 m³ (+51%). Great Britain also grew by 6% to 39,000 m³. Austria, however, ordered 37% less particleboard from Germany (29,000 m³). Overall, the market turned out to be stable (+1.4%).
German Export of Particleboards – Jan-Feb 2015
incl. OSB (1,000 m³)
CountryJan-Feb 2014Jan-Feb 2015Change in %
Poland505612.4
Netherlands284251.0
Great Britain36396.3
Austria4629–36.9
Denmark252916.7
France3329–12.9
Switzerland2323–0.3
Sweden2518–27.6
Belgium1916–18.2
Italy81356.6
Czech Republic1512–19.3
Other657312.5
Total3723771.4