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Report on the evolution of wood flooring consumption in Brazil

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Since 2014, Ibá (Brazilian Tree Industry) produces an annual report where the evolution of the consumption of wood flooring coating by the Brazilian public is shown, based on data collected by associations and partner [...]

Brazilian currency is valued and production costs might rise for exporters

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Brazilian currency has been increasingly valued over the last twelve months, what might become a reason to worry the wood products exporters. According to ABIMCI (Brazilian Association of the Mechanically Processed Wood Industry), Brazilian [...]

Peru plans reforestation of 3 million hectares until 2020

April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Peru’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, José Manuel Hernández, has announced that by 2020 the National Forestry and Wildlife Service, with the support of other bodies in the Ministry such as Agrorural and INIA [...]

Importers were warned about the illegality of the teak from Myanmar

April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

First Sweden, then Denmark and now the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have warned buyers that they are breaking laws by importing teak from Myanmar. TTF were even tougher and demanded a response from [...]

Brazilian sculptor transforms wood into art

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Using reuse woods, Henrique Paim creates unique art pieces using only his talent and intuition. If you can understand Portuguese, check out the video below made by “Jornal do Almoço”, where the sculptor explains [...]

Replica of a Citroën 2CV all in wood was made by French woodworker

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

A Citroën 2CV made out of wood is in its final touches and it's about to be approved to finally traffic the streets. It was made by Michel Robillard, a retired woodworker that spent [...]