Roderick Wiles, AHEC Director for the Africa, Middle East, India and Oceania, says: "A preliminary assessment by AHEC of the carbon footprint of American hardwoods
from forest to international distributor suggests that carbon sequestration during forest growth of the tree will more than offset the total carbon emissions resulting from harvesting, processing and transport.
Joining Saudi Arabia and the UAE as the largest consumers in the region, Egypt imported 9,240 cubic metres of American hardwood
lumber, marking an 80 per cent rise during the January to June period of this year, with red oak emerging as the most in-demand among all species at 3,788 cubic metres.
Flooring has always been known for its ability to add warmth and beauty to American homes," he said.
Consider all core options While traditional veneer core is the most common for hardwood
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The UAE was the number one destination for US hardwood
lumber during this period and was followed by Pakistan, Turkey and Egypt.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE were the main markets for US hardwood
lumber last year and this has been the case for many years.
to the region," said Roderick Wiles, AHEC director for Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Oceania.
The American Alliance of Hardwood
Plywood formed in challenge of the antidumping petition.
8m of the posted figure was accounted for by shipments of hardwood
lumber, which is considered to be the highest value ever posted for American hardwood
exports to the region.
Dubai The American Hardwood
Export Council (AHEC), an international trade association for the American hardwood
industry, will discuss key updates on wood product certification and the green building movement at the upcoming Dubai WoodShow 2010.
Most of the US hardwood
resource and industry is located in the eastern states.