timber production on the largest country in the world - the United
States, has Asia as its expanded hardwood exports a particular market.
The AHEC expected, American hardwood in the next five years is expected
to continue to maintain the momentum of exports to Asia grew by 23%, so
that the Asian American hardwood timber imports reached 1.14 million
The United States has the world's richest temperate and
tropical hardwood resources, annual production of 30 million cubic
meters of hardwood timber. United States Forestry Department statistics
show that the broad-leaved standing timber reserves of 3.2 billion cubic
meters, and its annual hardwood cultivation showed a net growth
conditions. American hardwood annual export volume accounted for only
less than 10% of its production capacity, but for many countries, the
United States is a major supplier of broad-leaved wood.
The United States attaches great importance to the export of
hardwood, and the Asian market is divided into two regions of Northeast
Asia and Greater China / Southeast Asia. Northeast Asian markets,
including Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, Greater China / Southeast Asian
markets, including China and Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Statistics from 1987 to 2000,
imports from Asia the the sheet larger proportion supranational world
average. The log imports the situation is similar, but the veneer of
imports compared with Europe and other export destinations, is
Asia has always been a place for itself in the U.S. hardwood
export markets. In 1987, the Northeast Asian region for the U.S.
hardwood exports to, and in Southeast Asia last year, hardwood imports
increased significantly, American Hardwood Habitat Europe after the
second largest overseas exporter (Canada is not considered The overseas
exporter), export volume of 12 countries, Asian countries accounted for
5. Year, the decrease in U.S. exports to Japan and Taiwan, the number of
hardwood, hardwood exports to the Mainland of China has increased
significantly, and the value of exports jumped, Thailand's emergence as
a major export destination momentum.
In recent years, China has gradually become the
highlights of U.S. hardwood exports to Asia. The AHEC Chief Executive
Officer Mike said. Sinuo the Southeast Asia and China last year reached
$ 278 million in 1991 compared to $ 54 million, from the demand for
American hardwood lumber and veneer. American hardwood Mainland China
exports increased from one million U.S. dollars to 73 million U.S.
In the past five years, sales of U.S. hardwood in China
almost every year has doubled, Chinese consumers are growing recognition
of American hardwood species and broad application space. He analyzed
that due to ongoing urban housing system reform in China will stimulate
the housing renovation, the Government to implement the closed forest
policy prohibiting the felling of trees, and the accession to the WTO,
China's timber imports will greatly increase. With China's economic
growth and improve people's disposable income, coupled with the
Government is committed to the development of the western region, the
Chinese market for hardwood demand will continue to grow.