Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood

4412 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

About

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Plywood. In 2021, Plywood were the world's 205th most traded product, with a total trade of $21B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Plywood grew by 41.1%, from $14.9B to $21B. Trade in Plywood represent 0.1% of total world trade.

Plywood are a part of Wood, wood articles, & charcoal. They include Plywood, 1 or 2 outer ply non-conifer nes (ply <6 mm), Plywood 1 or 2 outer ply tropical hardwood (ply <6 mm, Plywood, all softwood, each ply < 6mm thick, Panels, laminated wood, nes, Panels, 1 outer ply non-coniferous wood nes, Panels, 1 outer ply non-conifer & 1 ply particle boar, and Plywood; n.e.c. in heading 4412, with at least one outer ply of....

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Plywood  were China ($5.67B), Indonesia ($2.5B), Russia ($2.1B), Vietnam ($1.32B), and Brazil ($1.22B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Plywood were United States ($4.55B), Japan ($1.66B), Germany ($1.28B), South Korea ($964M), and United Kingdom ($880M).

Ranking Plywood ranks 805th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Plywood is a type of wood that is made up of several thin sheets of wood glued together. It is used in a variety of applications, such as furniture and construction.

Latest Data

View
Flow
Y-AXIS SCALE

The following visualization shows the latest trends on Plywood. Countries are shown based on data availability.

For a full breakdown of trade patterns, visit the trend explorer or the product in country profile.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

Explore Latest Trends

Subscribe today to OEC pro and access the latest data

Sign Up

Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)China$5.67B
Top Destination (2021)United States$4.55B

In 2021 Plywood were the world's 205th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Plywood were China ($5.67B), Indonesia ($2.5B), Russia ($2.1B), Vietnam ($1.32B), and Brazil ($1.22B).

In 2021, the top importers of Plywood were United States ($4.55B), Japan ($1.66B), Germany ($1.28B), South Korea ($964M), and United Kingdom ($880M).

Explore Visualizations

Exporters of Plywood (2021)
[Click to Select a Country]

Importers of Plywood (2021)
[Click to Select a Country]

Market Dynamics

Color
Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$1.52B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$1.85B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Plywood grew the fastest in China ($1.52B), Russia ($765M), Indonesia ($729M), Brazil ($563M), and Vietnam ($479M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Plywood were United States ($1.85B), Japan ($413M), Germany ($347M), United Kingdom ($253M), and Canada ($210M).

Explore Visualizations

Exporters of Plywood (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Plywood (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Plywood.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.21. This means that most of the exports of Plywood are explained by 18 countries.

Explore Visualizations

Value of Exports in Plywood

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$5.52B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$4.2B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Plywood. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Plywood during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plywood were China ($5.52B), Indonesia ($2.45B), Russia ($2.05B), Brazil ($1.21B), and Vietnam ($1.06B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plywood were United States ($4.2B), Japan ($1.58B), South Korea ($957M), Germany ($898M), and United Kingdom ($827M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

Value

In 2021, the world most traded Plywood, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Plywood, 1 or 2 outer ply... ($8.99B), Panels, laminated wood, nes ($4.45B), Plywood 1 or 2 outer ply... ($3.79B), and Plywood, all softwood, each ply <... ($3.72B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Plywood (2021)
[Click to Select]

Country Comparison

Flow
Measure
Ranking

This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Plywood.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Plywood in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Plywood by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Plywood to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

Have questions, comments, or concerns?
Send us an e-mail: [email protected]
Follow @OECtoday on
Created, Designed, and Developed by:
In collaboration with