South America

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Sonae-Arauco ceases laminate operations in Horn, Germany

    GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site [...]

Brazilian plywood producers worried by fall in exports

    Exports of Brazilian plywood to the United States increased by more than 30 percent between 2017 [...]

Exports of Brazilian wood products see sharp fall in April 2019

    In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19 [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend in Q1/2019

The global flow of softwood logs from countries with a surplus of wood raw material to regions with tight, or [...]

Tropical wood trade in EU strong this year

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

Arauco revenues negatively impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

EU tropical timber imports on the rise

Total value of tropical wood imports into the EU increased slightly in 2018, although at a slower rate than imports [...]

Brazil: Massive exports of eucalyptus logs to China

Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy, and one of its top exports is wood. But with rising concerns over [...]

Brazilian wood products exports rise in March

In March 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.4% in value compared to [...]