South America

COP21: Germany, UK and Norway invest US$5 billion in tropical forests preservation

During the Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), the governments of Norway, Germany and UK stated that they would invest [...]
January 20, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global / South America

Brazilian furniture exports expected to rise in 2016

According to the Brazilian High-end Furniture Manufacturers Association (ABIMAD) the expectation is that Brazil's furniture exports in 2016 [...]
January 18, 2016 Global Trends / Furniture / South America

Most timber shipments from Peru to the US illegal, says EIA

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) denounces the termination of Rolando Navarro as President of OSINFOR (Organismo de Supervisión de [...]

The global forest industry in the third quarter of 2015

Sawlog prices have trended downward in most markets worldwide for the past five quarters, resulting in the Global Sawlog Price [...]

Arauco buys Sonae to form giant in the wood panel industry

Sonae Indústria, parent company of Tafisa, has entered into a joint partnership with Chilean Inversiones Arauco Internacional, Limitada to [...]

Brazil: Current prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

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

Sawlog prices falling worldwide

Sawlog prices fell again in the 2Q/15 in most of the 19 regions worldwide that are part of the [...]

Brazil’s wood products exports projected to rise 30% in 2015

The value of Brazilian wood products exports (including timber, wood chips, sawnwood, plywood, door, mouldings, and flooring) is expected to [...]

Record wood products trade in China

According to the latest statistics from the State Forestry Administration, the value of China's 2014 international trade in wood [...]

EU: plywood imports reach highest price since financial crisis

EU28 imports of plywood increased 12% to 3.7 million cu.m in 2014, the highest level since before the [...]