Rising demand for wood products in the main markets serviced by Brazilian exporters is fueling optimism in the Brazilian timber sector. In August this year Brazil's tropical sawnwood exports increased 9.0% in value and 11.4
.5% in volume, from 4,400 cu.m in October 2013 to 4,600 cu.m in October 2014 (still low compared to level of exports in the past 10 years). In terms of value, tropical plywood export earnings remained the same at US$2.7 million.
. Weakness in the domestic market in Brazil drove manufacturers to actively seek new international markets.
The United States market accounted for around 45% of Brazilian pine sawnwood exports in 2014 but Europe was the main market for Brazilian pine plywood and this trade was wort
In August 2014, Brazil's wood product exports (except pulp and paper) increased 13% in value compared to August 2013, from US$203.4 million to US$229.8 million.
Pine sawnwood exports increased significantly
The Brazilian company Asperbras plans to build by 2017 a 220,000m3/year MDF plant in Brazil's Mato Grasso do Sul state.
The company, a The Sao Paulo-based industrial and agribusiness group, recently ordered a complete Siempelkamp ContiRoll board line for the mill at Agua Clara, int
In February 2014, Brazil's wood product exports (except pulp and paper) increased 19% in terms of value compared to February 2013, from US$186.2 million to US$221.6 million.
Pine sawnwood exports increased 37
Brazilian furniture makers are looking to expand exports to the US and see the ORCHESTRA BRAZIL project as core to this effort. The ORCHESTRA BRAZIL project is the brainchild of the Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion and Bento Gonç
;nia plant in Brazil was prolonged due to delays in certain required official permissions and subsequent renegotiations between Suominen and Ahlstrom. The enterprise value of the transaction is agreed at EUR 17.5 million