Ipe U.S. imports down -31% YOY through May

In the first five months of 2020, the United States imported just 13,338 cubic meters of Ipe lumber products compared to 19,407 m3 in the first five months of 2019 – a drop of -31.3%.

Ipe lumber product imports (U.S.) Jan-May (m3)

In 2019, Ipe accounted for 12.4% of the total U.S. tropical hardwood lumber imports (by volume).

Ipe's share of U.S. tropical hardwood lumber market in 2019 (m3) (1)

U.S. imports of tropical hardwood lumber down -39% YOY through May. Here’s how 2020 tropical hardwood imports look compared to previous 5-year average.

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