Posted 七月 4, 2016
In May 2016 the value of Brazil’s wood product exports (except pulp and paper) fell 1.6% in compared to May 2015, from $231.7 million to $228.1 million, ITTO reported.
On the other hand, pine sawnwood export values rose just over 10% between May 2015 ($25.5 million) and May 2016 ($28.1 million). In terms of volume, exports increased 36% over the same period, from 111,900 cubic metres to 152,300 cubic metres.
Tropical sawnwood exports also increased in May rising 11% in volume, from 29,200 cubic metres in May 2015 to 32,500 cubic metres in May 2016. But the value of exports increased by just 4% from $14.8 million to $15.4 million, over the same period.
The plywood export performance was mixed with pine plywood exports falling 3% in value in May 2016 in comparison with May 2015, from $35.6 million to $34.5 million.
However, the volume of pine plywood exports increased almost 33%, from 99,100 cubic metres to 131,700 cubic metres, during the same period.
As for tropical plywood, export values and volumes both increased. Export volumes rose 27% from 9,500 cubic metres in May 2015 to 12,100 cubic metres in May 2016 while the value of exports increased almost 9% from $4.6 million to $5 million, during the same period.
As has been the general trend over recnt months, wooden furniture export values dropped from $38.7 million in
May 2015 to $36.2 million in May 2016, a 6.5% decline.