Brazilian Exports of Wood-Based Products Increased 74% Year-Over-Year in July 2021

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 74% in value year-over-year from US$269.7 million in July 2020 to US$468.9 million in July 2021.

Pine sawnwood exports grew 51% in value between July 2020 (US$48.9 million) and July 2021 (US$73.7 million). In volume, exports increased 4% over the same period, from 275,200 cu.m to 286,100 cu.m.

Pine plywood exports recorded a substantial increase in value in July 2021 in comparison with July 2020, growing from US$50.6 million to US$162.7 million. In volume terms, exports increased just 20% over the same period, growing from 212,900 cu.m to 255,800 cu.m.

As for tropical plywood, exports increased in volume (43%) and in value (110%), growing from 5,100 cu.m (US$2 million) in July 2020 to 7,300 cu.m (US$4.2 million) in July 2021.

Wooden furniture export earnings increased from US$6.6 million in July 2020 to US$71.7 million in July 2021.

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Original Source:
Tropical Timber Market Report