Where do you think that the vast majority of imported plywood to UK comes from? Surprisingly it is not from countries within the European Union or nor is it from Russia or Scandinavia.The largest supplier of Hardwood plywood into the U.K. is China. Brazil supplies the largest amount of softwood plywood. Of the countries in the EU who ship to the UK are Finland, Latvia and France. They are, in terms of volume, light years away from China and Brazil.