China Forest Products indicators mechanism recently released December 2012 the 30 outstanding forest products indicators Enterprises Index (FPI30) and the flooring industry index test data shows the advantage forest products company in China in December 2012 is still in the trend of expansion, and the growth rate accelerated. %, a rise of 4.3 percentage points, 11.9 percent higher than the average level of the country's manufacturing.
FPI30 index, the production index of 71.2%, the chain rose 3.9 percent, FPI30 index of the representative of the advantages of forest products enterprise's production levels were expanded state; new orders index to 69.2%, qoq growth of 7.7 percent, of which, the new export orders index was 50%, than the same ring in a critical state, the domestic market demand rapid increase, but the export situation is still not been improved; major raw materials inventory index of 55.8% qoq flat and higher than the critical value, represented by the FPI30 index of further expansion of advantages forest products company raw material inventory; practitioners index was 46.2%, the chain fell 1.9 percent, below the threshold for three consecutive months, show the index represent FPI30 advantage forest products business and employment conditions continue to shrink.
FPI floor index, the production index of 73.8%, the chain rose 7.1 percent, indicating that FPI floor index of the representative of the advantages of floor enterprise to continue in the trend of expansion, and growth accelerated; 71.4% of the new orders index, the chain rose 4.7 percent The main raw materials inventory index, of which, the new export orders index was 55.9% qoq 8.8%, higher than the critical value, flooring enterprises on behalf of the advantages in the the FPI floor index increased market demand, in particular, a significant improvement in foreign demand; for 57.1%, 7.1% qoq FPI floor index of the representative of the advantages of floor enterprise of raw materials inventory increased; employees index is 45.2%, than the same ring, but still is below the critical value display FPI floor index of the representative of the advantages of floor was continued contraction in the number of enterprises and employment status.
Indicators enterprises Hebei Bamai Wood Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Lingge Wood Co., Ltd., the large Asian wood-based panels Group Co., Ltd., Wenzhou Timber Group Company, Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., Ltd. to reflect some of the problems currently facing enterprises, including the supply of raw materials, the impact of order lead times; timber prices are still at a relatively high level, limiting the level of profitability of the plant; downstream manufacturers to reduce at the end of the purchase, and capital returns increasing pressure. Enterprise calls for the authorities to strengthen the regulation and control, set the threshold to reduce inefficient blind expansion.