In dollar terms, Russian forest product imports into the United States increased 104% in 2021.

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The U.S. imported just under half a Billion dollars worth of forest products from Russia in 2021 (US$ 459 Million). That’s compared to US$ 225 Million the year prior (Data source: Census Bureau).

Bar chart of Russian forest product imports into U.S.

By volume, Russian forest product imports into the U.S. jumped by 44% in one year. The U.S. imported 796,418 cubic meters in 2021.

Russian forest product imports into US by volume.

Russia’s main forest product export to the U.S. is hardwood plywood (Birch).

Baltic Birch plywood is used to make a variety of products like cabinets, furniture, and shells for RV trailers.

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