China increases plywood market share in Japan
Asia Observatory

19 December 2005

China increases plywood market share in Japan

In 2004, Japanese plywood imports from China reached 334,000 m, over fivefold the imported amount in 2000 (63,000 m). Chinese plywood accounted for a 6.2% market share of total imports in 2004, up from a mere 1.3% share in 2000. Its market share continued to grow in 2005 and reached 7.9% in the first half of the year.

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