Seven percent (7%) drop in the import of compressed wood sheets compared to the previous year
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Based on the statistics presented by the Association of Employers of Iran Wood Industries, four hundred twenty five (425) thousand nine hundred seventy seven tons of raw wood materials worth ninety one (91) million seven hundred and forty nine (749) thousand and eighty three (83) dollars has been imported into the country during the first half of the year indicating a decrease of one hundred forty eight percent (148%) in volume and five point eight percent (5.8%) in value.
It should be pointed out that lumbar import accounted for ninety seven point five (97.5%) of the import of raw wood materials over the same period of time.
Moreover, an estimated seven hundred twenty eight (728) thousand ninety nine hundred six (996) cubic meter of compressed wood sheets valuing at two hundred thirty five million (35,000,000) nine hundred twenty two (922) thousand five hundred thirty two (532) dollars has been imported into the country over the same length of time as mentioned above.