WASHINGTON, D.C. - Exports of woodworking and sawmill equipment produced in the U.S. are finding buyers around the world. The growth has gotten the attention of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
A report issued by the International Trade Administration found for instance that tools for wood cutting tooling exports rose 25 percent last year, to $141 million, while power saws rose 28 percent to $18 million and sawing machinery rose 264 percent to $11 million.
According to the report, the U.S. is a top global supplier of sawmill and woodworking equipment. As seen below, the U.S.' top five export markets in 2015 were Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
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