Peru: Wood and Wood Product Trade in Peru Remains Strong

Peru’s forest product market is expected to grow in 2018 after a slowdown in the construction sector compounded by heavy rains, flooding and landslides reduced market size in 2017. Ongoing challenges to combat illegal logging represent a challenge for Peru’s timber to remain competitive in the global market. Total U.S. forest products exports to Peru in 2016 were almost $10 million of softwood lumber and engineered wood. 

Peru: Wood and Wood Product Trade in Peru Remains Strong