What we do

Timber Trading

Though ACE EXIM started dealing in Timber only a decade and half back, we graduated from containerised cargo to full ship loads in a matter of few years. This is owing to our rigorous quality control practices with representatives on both load ports and destination ports. This ensures the best quality cargo supply to the buyers and hence no complaints and a satisfied customer.


ACE EXIM has a separate team in the organisation to handle timber thus ensuring; flawless operations, on-time payments to suppliers, regular shipments, maintaining track of cargo and keeping everyone in the loop informed. The management is responsive and proactive in decision making to satisfy the requirements of the suppliers along with the demands of the customers be it a saw mill or a plywood factory.

ACE EXIM has its offices and representatives in all the places where the cargo is being sourced from; Malaysia, West Africa (Ghana, Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia etc.), Central America (Ecuador, Costa Rica, Columbia, Guyana, Suriname etc.), North America (U.S.A., Canada). We have a ship chartering arm to take care of the logistics and shipping both for bulk shipments and containerised cargo.

ACE EXIM is committed to environmentally sustainable trade thus we are striving to increase the proportion of harvested and plantation timber in our portfolio.

Main grades of Timber traded by ACE EXIM:


  • Malaysian logs:
    • Meranti, Kapur, Keuring, Batu, Resak, Mersawa, Arau, MLH etc. in full and part ship loads to India.
  • Central American Logs:
    • Mora, Purple Heart. Brown Silverballi, Darina, Kabukalli, Shibadan, Dakamaballi etc. are shipments in containers to India.
  • African Logs:
    • Azobe, Tali, Iroko, Gmelina, Kosso Wood, Papao (Dousie), Blackwood etc. are the species from West Africa that are being shipped to India, China, Bangladesh and South East Asia in containers and ship loads.


  • African Teak:
    • Round logs/rough square/sawn sized Teak wood is being shipped in containers mainly from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria etc. ACE EXIM has inspectors appointed at the load port to ensure the quality and consignment shipment of the product and this helps in supplying the guaranteed quality cargo to the targeted buyers.
  • Central American Teak:
    • Round logs/rough square/sawn sized Teak wood from Ecuador, Costa Rica, Columbia etc. is being supplied to Indian customers. As usual, ACE EXIM has full control on the supplied quality and measurements due to the ground team available at each loading port.

Pine / Softwood

  • Round logs and sawn sized wood; S.Y.P (southern yellow pine), Spruce, Fir and Canadian Pine from USA and Canada are also shipped in containers to India. ACE EXIM also supplies European soft wood both logs and sawn timber like Fir, Whitewood, Redwood, Larch, Cedar and Birch to India.
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