The Pacific Rim's Largest Exporters and Importers of Tropical Roundwood,
with Directions of Trade, by Volume (thousand cubic meters), 1997

Exporters è

Importers ê

Malaysia

Papua
New Guinea

Solomon Islands

Burma

Non-Rim Exporters

Global Imports

Japan

2,945

1,448

371

6

1,025

5,795

China

2,093

71

-

45

1,673

3,882

Korea

371

432

179

1

52

1,035

Philippines

61

215

150

-

253

679

Thailand

208

-

-

60

294

562

Malaysia

na

-

-

3

-

228

Indonesia

173

-

-

3

-

187

Non-Rim Importers

741

-

-

305

2,855

3,665

Global Exports

6,592

2,166

700

423

6,152

16,033

 

Major non-Rim exporters include Gabon, Cameroon, Eq. Gabon, Congo, Ecuador.

Major non-Rim importers include India, France, Italy.

Compiled by George Draffan www.endgame.org from FAO Yearbook of Forest Products 1997, p. 233.

 

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