Export of Wooden Buildings Up Nearly 42 Percent in H1
16 August (BNS)
According to the Estonian Environment Information Centre, the export of wooden houses assembled of parts made to order totalled 89.8 million euros in the first six months this year, nearly 42% more compared with the same period last year.
According to statistics, wooden buildings to the sum total of 57.4 million euros were exported from Estonia, 40% more than in the same period last year. Such buildings were the biggest group of articles among the wooden products' export during the whole second quarter of 2011, the Estonian Woodhouse Association said.
Norway continues to be the leader among the wooden houses export target countries, where wooden buildings for 22.4 million euros were exported in the first half of the year. Compared with the first half of 2010 the export of Estonian wooden buildings into Norway grew 40% this year.
As the other main export target countries, Germany with 19.5 million and Denmark with 10.8 million euros in turnover followed Norway.
In all the export of wooden products totalled 738 million euros, up 25% compared with the same period in 2010. The import of wooden product totalled 179.6 million euros in the first half of the year.
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