African Exporters

Africa exported $3.6 billion worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. Cameroon: $745.9 million
  2. Gabon: $474.7 million
  3. Nigeria: $400.2 million
  4. Congo: $380.4 million
  5. South Africa: $369.7 million
  6. Ghana: $207.2 million
  7. Cote d'Ivoire: $204.4 million
  8. Equatorial Guinea: $194.5 million
  9. Democratic Rep. Congo: $111.8 million
10. Swaziland: $78.4 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $32.1 billion worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. China: $14.2 billion
  2. Indonesia: $4 billion
  3. Malaysia: $3.8 billion
  4. Philippines: $2.9 billion
  5. Vietnam: $2.5 billion
  6. Thailand: $2.1 billion
  7. Laos: $597.1 million
  8. Myanmar (Burma): $448.1 million
  9. India: $425.9 million
10. Hong Kong: $317.4 million
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

Top Exported Timber Countries
Most Valuable Lumber Exports 2015
European Exporters

Europe exported $56.7 billion worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. Germany: $7.9 billion
  2. Russia: $6.3 billion
  3. Austria: $4.3 billion
  4. Sweden: $3.8 billion
  5. Poland: $3.7 billion
  6. Finland: $2.7 billion
  7. France: $2.6 billion
  8. Belgium: $2.5 billion
  9. Romania: $2 billion
10. Latvia: $1.9 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America and the Caribbean exported $6.6 billion worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $2.3 billion
  2. Chile: $2.3 billion
  3. Uruguay: $837 million
  4. Ecuador: $320.8 million
  5. Peru: $144.6 million
  6. Argentina: $133.2 million
  7. Suriname: $85.1 million
  8. Guatemala: $83.9 million
  9. Paraguay: $73.2 million
10. Costa Rica: $71.3 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $326.1 million worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $176.9 million
  2. Saudi Arabia: $45.1 million
  3. Bahrain: $32.4 million
  4. Qatar: $22.5 million
  5. Jordan: $13.1 million
  6. Oman: $12.7 million
  7. Israel: $7.3 million
  8. Kuwait: $7 million
  9. Lebanon: $6.4 million
10. Iran: $1.9 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $5.2 billion worth of wood led by the following countries:

  1. New Zealand: $2.5 billion
  2. Australia: $1.3 billion
  3. Papua New Guinea: $843.8 million
  4. Solomon Islands: $550.7 million
  5. Fiji: $47.8 million
  6. New Caledonia: $1.9 million
  7. Vanuatu: $1.6 million
  8. Palau: $250,000
  9. French Polynesia: $106,000
10. Samoa: $84,000
North American Exporters

North America exported $21.1 billion worth of timber led by the following countries:

  1. Canada: $11.8 billion
  2. United States: $8.9 billion
  3. Mexico: $414.6 million
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See the adjacent list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global timber exports within parenthesis. In 2015, world timber exports were US$126.3 billion.​
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of wood from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 4.7%.