Posted February 14, 2018
Peru’s wood product exports to the US dropped by over 50% to $110.5 million in the first eleven months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, as ITTO repoted.
Last year the main markets were China, ($55 million) followed by Mexico ($16 million). Other significant export markets included some EU member states countries, the Dominican Republic and New Zealand.
In terms of product, of significance were exports of semi manufactured products ($68.8 million) such as mouldings and flooring. In addition, there were exports of sawnwood ($22 million), veneers and plywood ($9 million), joinery products ($5 million), furniture and parts ($3 million).