ABRAF statistical report for 2010Click here to see the report
Brazil economic dataClick here to see the report
Association of Brazilian Planted Forestry (ABRAF) Statistical Data, 2009
Association of Brazilian Planted Forestry (ABRAF) Statistical Data, 2008
United Nations Economic Commission - Forest Products Annual Report
Page 4. "What the statistics above fail to show is the boom in wood energy production and consumption. This is indeed an intrinsic factor in the ongoing structural change in the forest sector."
Page 6. "Driven by government policies for environmental reasons and energy security, wood energy is the one sector best surviving the economic downturn"
Page 8."The wood energy sector seems to have been immune to the global economic crisis. Demand for renewable energy sources, including wood biomass, continues to grow steadily due to Governments' incentive policies fostering climate change mitigation efforts and energy security."
Brazilian Government - Green steel for the Brazilian steel industry
"The proposal presented by the Ministry of Environment aims to produce the "green steel", which uses charcoal from afforested areas, instead of coal, to produce the pig iron (steel with impurity). As a result of the Brazilian proposal, the iron and steel industries will commit to use only charcoal in their high temperature furnaces."
Inter American Development Bank - Forest Investment Attractiveness Index
Currency analysisClick here to see the report
Future for ironClick here to see the report
Rail links and Cargill, Bunge, and Galvani in comparison to the sites under managementClick here to see the report
Overview - Brazilian Forestry Sector [Prof.Dr.Fernando Seixas]Click here to see the report