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Cameroon’s exports, of sawn wood, to the EU have decreased by 21% in the last eleven months

Cameroon’s exports, of sawn wood, to the EU have decreased by 21% in the last eleven months
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(Business in Cameroon) - During the last eleven months, Cameroon’s exports of sawn wood to the European Union have decreased by 21% to stand at 293,800 m3. This is revealed by a sectoral report of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).

Cameroon is not the only country whose exports of sawn wood to the EU have decreased. The exports of all the 10 largest sawn wood suppliers, Cameroon included, have also decreased.

They are notably Gabon (-21% to 93,700 m3), Brazil (-6% to 92,500 m3), Congo (-18% to 49,900 m3), Côte d'Ivoire (-21% to 45,200 m3), Ghana (-19% to 18,600 m3), DR Congo (-51% to 15,000 m3) and Ecuador (-11% to 9,600 m3).

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