In the first quarter 2020 Peru's wood product exports reached US$24.7 million FOB. This represents a decline of almost 20% compared to the first quarter 2019 (US$31 million FOB). Semi-manufactured products accounted for 58%, but were down 35% year on year. Sawnwood accounted for 31% but was down 50% year on year.
The volume of Ghana's wood products exported during the 1Q 2020 totalled 54,022 m3 earning Euro 26.58 million. Compared to the 2019 figure of 80,139 m3 (Euro 41.76 million), the volume and value of exports were down by a third in the 1Q 2020.
British Columbia Forest Practices Board announces that an audit of the BC Timber Sales (BCTS) program and timber-sale licensees operating under the program has found poor results.