South America

Brazil’s forest sector to invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

    Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree [...]

EU imports of tropical sawnwood rose during 1H/2019

    EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in H1/2019

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

EU demand for tropical flooring contracts

    Total imports of real-wood flooring into the EU increased 6.2% to 29.52 million [...]

Current export prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 16-31 August, 2019.   [...]

Global plywood industry affected by US-China trade war and slow Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

European sawlog prices fall to a nine-year low

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

US plywood producers file lawsuit to stop certification for Brazilian wood

    Ten plywood producers in the United States have filed for a court order to stop the [...]

Worldwide plywood industry is in the process of transformation

    Given China's economic slowdown and tight supply of wood fiber, Asian production and consumption growth [...]

Arauco buys whole assets for US MDF producer, expanding to North America

    Arauco announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Prime-Line Inc., a privately held [...]