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The volume of Russian softwood lumber imports into the United States nearly tripled in the five year period from 2016 to 2020.

See: US imports of Russian softwood lumber nearly triple in October

In 2016, the United States imported 29,927 cubic meters of Russian softwood lumber. By the end of 2020, this amount increased to 83,702 m3. An increase of 179%.

Line graph showing increase in Russian softwood lumber imports into the United States.

The large majority of this softwood lumber was classified as Spruce.

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