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Top 5: Market Points from IndustryEdge  No pic 

Every month, IndustryEdge publishes Wood Market Edge, Australia’s only forestry and wood products market and trade analysis, and supplies its customers with hundreds of unique data products, advisory and consulting services. Source: IndustryEdge for Timberbiz

  • 37% – imports of MDF were up 37% over the year-ended April, totalling 134,391 m3
  • 69,031 m3 – imports of dressed sawn softwood in April 2018
  • 672,277 bdmt – IndustryEdge projects, based on analysis of ship movements, that Australian woodchip exports for June 2018 will reach 672,277 bone dried metric tonnes
  • 113,329 m3 – Australia’s imports of particleboard for the year to the end of April 2018 were 12.4% higher than for the prior year
  • 50% – Australia’s unemployment rate remains stable, but persistently and marginally higher than the RBA would prefer

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