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During the 7 months, forest industry exports in Latvia up 12.6%; imports up 16.8%

BC, Riga, 17.09.2014.Print version
During the first seven months of 2014, Latvian forest industry's export increased by 12.6%, reaching EUR 1.189 billion, compared to EUR 1.056 billion in the same period in 2013, reports LETA/, referring to data provided by the Forest Department of the Ministry of Agriculture.

The value of wood and wood articles exported in the first seven of 2014 was EUR 129.58 million, which is 10.9% more than in 2013.


The largest export markets were Great Britain, Sweden and Germany. A total of 11.2% of forest industry's exports went to Great Britain, 15.2% to Sweden and 10.9% to Germany.


Meanwhile, forest industry imports the first seven month of 2014, reached EUR 391.92 million, which is 16.8% more than in the respective period of 2013.


The largest part of imports came from Lithuania – 20.3%, Estonia – 12%, and Poland – 11.1%.

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