MILAN, Italy - According to statistics provided by Xylexpo Fair organizer, ACIMALL, the United States was the number one destination for imported woodworking machinery in 2017. Shipments of woodworking machinery to the United States totaled approximately $1.735 billion.  China and Germany received $636 million and $605 million worth of woodworking machinery imports respectively to round off the top three destinations.
 
At the same time, Germany remained the number one exporter of woodworking machinery at $2.8 billion, followed by Italy at $1.71 billion and China at $1.62 billion.
 
Woodworking Machinery top destination markets in 2017 (millions of U.S. dollars).   
 
Country  
USA 1,735
China 636
Germany 605
Russia 522
Canada 376
France 327
Poland  322
Austria 272
United Kingdom 254
Italy 223

World’s top-six exporting countries (millions of U.S. dollars).

Country 2011 2013 2015 2017
Germany 2,334 2,025 2,251 2,800
Italy 1,420 1,317 1,574 1,718
China 804 936 1,320 1,626
Taiwan 558 542 653 731
Austria 414 421 532 557
USA 316 336 399 368

 

 

 

 

 

 Woodworking Machinery Exports in 2017  Percentage share per country on total global export.

Country Percentage
Germany 27
Italy 17
China 16
Taiwan 7
Austria 5
USA 4
Other 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Intracen (Global trade for information service).

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