South America

Brazilian processed plantation timbers exports on steady increase

Export data for Brazilian wood products show that over the past five years there has been a steady increase in [...]

Steady growth for Brazilian wood-based products exports

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

Arauco completes acquisition of Masisa’s Mexican panel mills

An USD 160 million acquisition agreement of two industrial plants in Mexico was established by Arauco to Masisa, following the [...]

Increased lumber exports from Brazil boost domestic sawlog prices

    Sawlog prices have increased in the local currency in Brazil in 2018 thanks to higher demand [...]

Global construction boom is most likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Russia, China and Brazil deliver considerably more plywood to EU countries

    The output of plywood imports to Europe showed an important improvement in the first nine months [...]