The forestry sector can become one of the main engines that drives the development of the country, its potential is based on the enormous resources of the Peruvian territory (61% is made up of Amazon tropical forest), which must be valued responsibly and sustainably, said the management of Services and Extractive Industries of the Association of Exporters (ADEX).
One of the sectors most affected in 2020 with the arrival of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was construction, according to a report by Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research, the global value of this activity was affected by US $ 85.6 billion last year. However, expectations at the end of 2021 are positive, that same entity indicates a rebound of US $ 376.5 billion, with Latin America being the region with the fastest recovery.
The economic dynamics of the world this 2021 have exceeded all expectations, especially due to the high prices of minerals, however, next year we will face another reality, with greater competition and lower demand, in addition to the uncertainty due to Covid-19. Therefore, we need to push certain sectors to have greater resilience, said the president of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Erik Fischer Llanos.
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.