TTF Monthly Stats January 2019 – Focus on: Changing Partners
According to the Statistics, UK Imports of the main timber and panel products in the ten months to October 2018 were around 3% below the same period in 2017. Construction output rose in October on higher new housing numbers.
In the ten months of 2018 solid wood imports by volume were around 4% lower than in the same period in 2017 and imports of panel products marginally higher at 0.5% above the level in 2017.
The Bulletin also features an insight on changing source of supply to the UK: “In 2018 a number of changes in the source of many wood products has led to some countries benefiting and others losing ground in terms of volume supplied.” TTF Members can find out more here.
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