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Latest export prices for sawnwood, plywood, veneer and panels in Peru

Between January and May 2016, Peruvian imports of fibreboard amounted to US$10.24 million, a decline of almost 5 [...]

Prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood in Brazil

        Brazilian logs, mill yard, domestic  US$ per m3   [...]

US government confirms illegal timber imports from Peru

In a report released yesterday by the U.S. government, Peruvian timber imported to the United States in January 2015 [...]

UPM plans to invest US$ 4 billion in a second pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM has recently announced it will invest US $4 billion in a new pulp mill in Uruguay. The new plant [...]

BVRio to use Ethereum against illegal timber trade

BVRio together with ConsenSys have recently formed a partnership to use Regis, an application running on top of Ethereum as [...]
August 1, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global / South America

UN/FAO: State of the World’s Forests 2016

While agriculture remains the most significant driver of global deforestation, there is an urgent need to promote more positive interactions [...]

UPM to consider alternatives for long term development in Uruguay

UPM will commence discussions with the Government of Uruguay on the development of logistics infrastructure. Discussions will include railroad and [...]

Brazil’s wood products export fell slightly in May

In May 2016 the value of Brazil’s wood product exports (except pulp and paper) fell 1.6% in compared [...]