Data and Statistics

Created: 16 April 2015

The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) in figures

The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) represents the wood panels and laminate flooring, pulp, paper, and biomass for energy production, as well as independent planted tree producers and institutional investors.

Economic Indicators

Ibá has 60 companies and 9 state entities and was conceived with a solid and significant foundation for the Brazilian economy;

In 2015, gross revenue of the planted tree industry totaled R$ 69 billion, which represents 6% of the Industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP);

Exports totaled approximately US$ 9.0 billion, which is equal to 4.7% of Brazilian exports;

The planted tree industry also accounts for approximately 3.8 million direct and indirect jobs, not to mention the jobs arising from the income effect;

Member-companies’ ongoing and forecasted investment projects, aiming at increasing plantations, expanding mills and new units add up to about R$ 40 billion from 2016 to 2020;

Responsible for the generation of R$ 11.3 billion in federal, state and municipal taxes: 0.9% of the national revenue.

Planted trees area

7.8 million hectares of planted eucalyptus, pinus and other (acacia, araucaria, paricá and teak) tree species, for the following segments:

Environmental benefits

Social benefits