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Pulp exports increases in Brazil


Brazil’s export volumes of pulp up 12 per cent

Brazil’s combined export volumes of pulp, paper, and wood panels in 2016 increased over the previous year. Exports of pulp totaled 12.9 million tons (+12%); exports of paper totaled 2.1 million tons (flat); and exports of wood panels totaled 1 million m3 (+64%). Elizabeth  de Carvalhaes, head of Brazilian Tree Industry Association said that “his year will require a great effort from the companies in the planted tree industry to recover the drop in export prices and ensure an actual growth in revenue. The Brazilian Central Bank has been working to keep inflation within the middle of the target, and it is also essential that the Government concludes other reforms so that we can see a sustainable recovery of the Brazilian economy still this year,”

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