South America

Weak COVID-19 signs in EU tropical timber import data

EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) tropical timber product imports continued to defy expectations of COVID-19 driven collapse in [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]

Global forest products trade remained strong despite pandemic

    Although the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted supply chains for many industry sectors worldwide, the [...]

S. America, Europe boost log supply to China, N. Zealand exports dropping

Log supply into China has increased, with South America and Europe responsible for most of this increase. European supply during [...]

Global timber trade impacted by rising ocean freight rates

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

South American log supply to China restarts

According to Timber Industry News sources, the supply of logs in South America to China has recently restarted.   [...]

US companies warn against certifying unsafe plywood from Brazil

    Product Advisory notices have been sent to importers, Building Code Associations and Homebuilder Associations throughout the [...]