Posted May 22, 2018
Brazil’s value of woodbased panel exports in the 1Q 2018 totalled $73 million a 14% rise compared to the same period last year, as ITTO reported.
Between January and March of this year the main markets for woodbased panels were Latin America (up 11% to $39 million) and North America (up 21% to $17 million).
In terms of volume, woodbased panel exports totalled 308,000 cubic metres in the 1Q 2018, an increase of 8.5% compared to the same period in 2017. In the domestic market, 1.6 million cubic metres were sold, an increase of 3%.