In October 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined almost 27% in value compared to October 2018. Down according to a ITTO report, from $272.5 million to $199.1 million, as ITTO reported. The downturn in October plywood exports was even more severe, dropping almost 40% in value in comparison with October 2018, from $55.7 million to $33.7 million. The volume of exports dropped but only by around 12% indicating a strong downward pressure on prices.
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