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