South America

Sharp rise in prices for hardwood chips exported from Latin America

    Tight supply of hardwood fiber in the Pacific Rim have pushed prices for Latin American hardwood [...]

EU imported more tropical sawnwood this year

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]

Proteak reports record MDF production

The MDF producer Pro MDF, which belongs to the Mexican Proteak Uno, produced a total of 57,400 m³ of [...]

Many business opportunities in the South American wood pellet market

South America is one of the continents in which wood pellet production is yet to reach its full potential because [...]

Investment flows in global furniture industry starting to change

The recent globalisation trend, which has been so much a feature of the industry and contributed to the rapid expansion [...]

Global sawlog prices fall sharply in the first quarter of 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, the global sawlog prices fell to the lowest level in two years. Sawlog prices [...]

Wood products exports from Brazil went up by 29% during May

    In May 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 29% in [...]

Traders in Belgium and the Netherlands support combined FLEGT and EUTR licenses

    Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into [...]

New technology promises to create 3D printed wood products

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has [...]

Brazil: June price overview for various exported wood products

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 1-15 June, 2019.   [...]