Brazilian Exports of Wood-Based Products Increased 41.4% Year-Over-Year in August 2021

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 41.4% in value year-over-year from US$292.5 million in August 2020 to US$413.6 million in August 2021.

Pine sawnwood exports grew by 45.3% in value between August 2020 (US$47.5 million) and August 2021 (US$69 million). However, they decreased by 7.2% in volume over the same period — from 275 200 m3 to 255 300 m3.

Pine plywood exports increased in value by 83% in August 2021, year-on-year, to US$109.6 million, but they decreased in volume by 17.3% to 195 900 m3. Tropical plywood exports increased in volume by 55.9% in August 2021, year-over-year, to 9200 m3, at a value of US$5.6 million.

Wooden furniture exports increased in value by 26% in August 2021, year-over-year, to US$66.4 million.

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Original Source:
Tropical Timber Market Report