Year-Over-Year Brazilian Exports of Wood-Based Products Increase 20.8% in September

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) amounted to US$286 million in September 2020, an increase of 20.8% compared with September 2019 (when the value was US$236.6 million). Pine sawnwood exports increased in value by 35.6%, from US$38.2 million in September 2019 to US$51.8 million in September 2020. The export volume increased by 52.9% over the same period, from 192,400 to 294,100 cubic meters. Pine plywood exports leapt in value by 88% in September 2020 compared with September 2019 (from US$36.1 million to US$67.9 million). In volume terms, pine plywood exports increased by nearly 50% over the same period, from 159,900 to 239,500 cubic meters. Wooden furniture exports increased from US$49.3 million in September 2019 to US$51.9 million in September 2020, an increase of 5.3% over the period.

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Tropical Timber Market Report