Brazilian Exports of Wood-Based Products Increase Year-Over-Year in June 2022

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), in June 2022 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 22% in value compared to June 2021, from US$395.8 million in June 2021 to US$483.5 million in June 2022.

Pine sawnwood exports increased 14% in value, growing from US$66.6 million in June 2021 to US$75.8 million in June 2022. In volume, exports declined 5% over the same period, from 278,700 cu.m to 264,700 cu.m.

Tropical sawnwood exports increased 41% in volume, from 40,000 cu.m in June 2021 to 56,300 cu.m in June 2022. In value, exports grew 91%, from US$14.1 million to US$26.9 million over the same period.

Demand for Pine plywood exports decreased 29.9% when compared to June 2021, from US$138.4 million in June 2021 to US$97.0 million in June 2022. In volume, exports also decreased 7.50% over the same period, from 239,800 cu.m to 221,800 cu.m.

Tropical plywood exports increased 3.8% in volume and 25.0% in value—from 5,300 cu.m, or US$2.8 million, in June 2021 to 5,500 cu.m, or US$3.5 million, in June 2022.

Wooden furniture export earnings dropped from US$62.5 million in June 2021 to US$59.3 million in June 2022, a 5.0% decline.


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Original Source:
Tropical Timber Market Report: Volume 26, Number 14, 16th – 31st July 2022