South America

Brazil: Exports of most wood products rising

    At the beginning of the pandemic there were forecasts of reductions in domestic demand and exports [...]

EU tropical timber imports stronger than expected

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$1.98 [...]

Major investments in the Brazilian forest sector by 2023

Companies associated with the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá), which represents the planted tree sector in Brazil, plan to invest BRL [...]

Wood in short supply in global markets expected to increase prices

    The easing of lockdown conditions in many countries are causing significant upward pressure. These include a [...]

Current prices for Brazilian exports of tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

    In August this year Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25 [...]

EUTR and FLEGT cause market shifts in the tropical wood market

    The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market [...]

Supplies of Brazilian tropical wood tightening

Supplies of tropical sawnwood and hardwood decking in Brazil are also tighter than usual at this time of year during [...]

Prices of imported lumber in September 2020 at various Chinese timber markets

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Sawlog prices fall in most regions of the world in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]