The export of wood and its derivatives between January and July reached US $ 68 million 735 thousand, a slight growth of 1.8% compared to the same period of 2017. “It is an important sector for the economy of the country, generator of employment in the Forest Erik Fischer.
The most demanded products in Domotex fair (Germany) were the solid floors for interiors and the decking for exteriors
In this edition, exporters from Lima and Madre de Dios participated, as well as representatives of the Ucayali Exporter Consortium
Lambayeque has become the first department of the Peruvian coast to install the Regional Forestry and Wildlife Control and Surveillance Bureau (MRCVFFS), which has the participation of the National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri), the Regional Government and the ten public institutions of national scope related to these issues.
In the framework of International Cooperation, three officials of the Chilean forestry sector carried out different activities in Cajamarca.
The Services and Extractive Industries Management of the Association of Exporters (ADEX) reported that Peruvian exports of wooden floors totaled US $ 23,782,000 between the months of January and April of the current year, a value that caused a contraction of – 6.3% compared to the same period of 2017.
The reconstruction of the north of the country, affected by weather effects, is a great opportunity to boost the economy of the Peruvian Amazon, which can supply its most important resource, wood, as an input in the construction of homes for the victims, Erik said. Fischer, president of the Wood and Wood Industry Committee of the Exporters Association (ADEX).