U.S. Wood Pellet Exports Decline Month-Over-Month but Remain Above Year-Over-Year Totals in April 2022

According to data released on Wednesday (6-7-22), by United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service, the U.S. exported 659,071 metric tons of wood pellets in April, down from 801,396.9 metric tons of wood pellets in March but are up year-over-year from the 635,463.4 metric tons exported in April of 2021.

The U.S. exported wood pellets to more than 12 countries in April. The U.K. was the top destination for U.S. wood pellet exports at 498,208.9 metric tons, followed by the Netherlands at 74,654.2 metric tons and Denmark at 52,263.9 metric tons.

The value of U.S. wood pellet exports reached $145.41 million in April, up from both $127.33 million in March and $82.91 million in April 2021.

The value of U.S. wood pellet exports reached $145.41 million in April, up from $127.33 million in March and up year-over-year from the $82.90 million metric tons in April of 2021.

Total wood pellet exports for the first four months of 2022 reached 2.74 million metric tons at a value of $458.1 million, compared to 2.46 million metric tons exported during the same period of 2021 at a value of $356.42 million.

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USDA: US wood pellet exports at 659,071 metric tons in April