Brazil Tag

The Brazilian Association for Mechanically Processed Timber (Abimci), represents the Brazilian solid wood industry  in various product segments, such as plywood, sawnwood, flooring, mouldings, doors, pellets, among others. Abimci is the main source of information for Brazilian and foreign governmental agencies, as well as...

World leading tropical timber businesses come together to talk trade With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, the Timber Trade Federation brought together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics has meant that traditional trading relationships...

With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, we are bringing together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics mean traditional trading relationships are increasingly uncertain, and concurrently timber finds itself increasingly under the spotlight amidst concerns regarding climate...

The Timber Trade Federation attended a briefing on the Brazilian environmental and agriculture sector, with several TTF Members and business from related sectors. The briefings were given by Ricardo Salles, Brazil’s Environment Minister. Mr Salles has been conducting a tour of European embassies as part of a...

Brazil What happened? Greenpeace released a new report[1] in March 2018 – Imaginary Trees, Real Destruction - on their investigation of illegal activities associated with the licensing process for Ipe (Handroanthus spp.) in the State of Pará. Forest government officials were alleged to be conducting activities such as overestimating volumes for harvesting, adding...