Export of wood and wooden products
Today, the wood industry is considered one of the most important and profitable industries in the world market, and due to the wide variety of its products, as well as the large number of users, it is of great interest and is used in most houses, buildings and public places. During the last 20 years, the international trade of forest products and secondary processed wood products increased from 60 billion dollars to 257 US dollars with an average annual growth rate of 6.6%, but the growth rate of production and consumption of wood panels and boards has been higher than the mentioned average.
Surveys show that during the last decades, the production and trade of wood and wood products was mostly in the possession and monopoly of European and North American countries, but in the last 15 years, China has entered this market with increasing growth and its share in this international trade with Strengthening exports has increased to more than 7%. In the production of wooden furniture, China, Brazil and Russia compete strongly with Italy, which has long been the leader in furniture exports.
The main product of the Russia’s forest industry is timber, whose share among the total volume of exported timber is approximately 75 – 80%. The logging industry is considered to be the basic direction of the whole forest complex. According to the wikipedia, The bulk of Russian lumber is shipped to China, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Japan and Iran. There has been an increase in the volume of lumber shipments to Europe, China, Middle East and North Africa. Prices generally reduced for lumber worldwide, but raised in China and other CIS countries.
The Russian forest industry also plays a big role in the economies of the Northern European countries as well, specifically in the vast territories of Eastern and Western Siberia and the Far East’s timber, inferior fuel, and metallurgy industries. Tika Trade Company, With the experience of exporting wood and wooden products to countries such as Iran and countries of the CIS region, Tika Trade Company is trying to take a new step in exporting wood and its products to other continents around the world by taking advantage of global opportunities.