Timber exports from mills in Mato Grosso increased 22% between January and May 2015 compared to the same period of 2014 according to the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC).
The value of exports increased slightly (almost 4%) to US$38.4 million this year compared to the same period in 2014).
Exports of tropical sawnwood increased 15% from US$4.8 million in 2014 to US$5.5 million this year. Exports of tropical timber ‘in the rough’ increased a massive 614% in 2015 over the first five months of 2014.
Plywood exports increased 53% in terms of value from US$89,360 in the first five months of 2014 to US$136,849 this year.
CIPEM is hoping the domestic market conditions improve quickly as exporters suffer from exchange rate fluctuations when trading in international markets
Brazilian logs, mill yard, domestic
|US$ per m3|
|Mixed redwood and white wood||78|
Export Sawnwood Prices
|Sawnwood, Belem/Paranagua Ports, FOB||US$ per m3|
Domestic Sawnwood Prices
Brazilian sawnwood, domestic (Green ex-mill)
|US$ per m3|
|Mixed red and white||209|
Export Export Plywood Prices
|Pine Plywood EU market, FOB||US$ per m3|
|9mm C/CC (WBP)||358|
|12mm C/CC (WBP)||331|
|15mm C/CC (WBP)||328|
|18mm C/CC (WBP)||324|
Domestic Plywood Prices (excl. taxes)
|Parica||US$ per m3|
Domestic taxes include taxes and may be subject to discounts
Prices For Other Panel Products
|Domestic ex-mill Prices||US$ per m3|
Export Prices For Added Value Products
|FOB Belem/Paranagua Ports||US$ per m3|