Brazilian Exports of Wood-Based Products Increased 14.8 % in July 2020

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 14.8% in July to $268.8 million, when compared to July 2019,  $ 234.1 million. Ending several months of steady declines. The value of pine sawnwood exports increased 24% between July 2019 ($39.4 million) and July 2020 ($48.9 million). The value of pine plywood exports increased almost 57% in July 2020 ($49.6 million) in comparison with July 2019 ($31.7 million). The volume of exports increased almost 58% over the same period of time. Offsetting the gains were declines in both tropical plywood exports -39.3% in volume and -39.4% in value, and a slight decline in furniture exports.

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