Teak tops Ghana’s exports to India

Air-dried sawn wood exports accounted for 52% (11,244 cubic metres) of Ghana’s wood export trade in January 2023 (21,649 cubic metres) with 12 different wood products accounting for the remaining export volume.

This was followed by kiln-dried sawn wood exports (14%), plywood for the regional market (8%) and mouldings (7%), which altogether accounted for 17,477cubic metres of total export trade in January.

Of the 10 species that went into the production of air-dried sawn wood for export in January 2023, teak accounted for 92% of the trade. India was the primary destination of Ghana’s wood products, accounting for more than 50% share of export volumes. – ITTO



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