In the first six months of 2015, Brazil’s revenue from exports of pulp, woodbased panels and paper totalled $3.6 billion, about the same level as in the first half of 2014. The January to June trade balance for the sector stood at $2.9 billion, a 6% increase compared to the same period in 2014, ITTO reports.
The volume of pulp exports in the first half of 2015 totalled 5.5 million tons, a 7% rise year on year.
Woodbased panel export volumes in the first six months of this year totalled 289,000 cubic metres a 48% rise over the same period in 2014.
Paper exports reached 987,000 tons between January and June 2015, an almost 4% growth year on year.