Ibá by the numbers
The planted tree industry has a significant impact on the economy, accounting for 6.9% of industrial GDP.
Investments, generation of jobs and income, and taxes collected make the sector one of the pillars of Brazilian industry.
The forest-based sector closed 2018 with a surplus of US$ 11.4 billion, 26% growth over the previous year
Exports totaled approximately US$ 12.5 billion, equivalent to 5.2% of Brazilian exports
The planted tree sector is also responsible for approximately 3.8 million jobs, through direct and indirect employment and from the income effect
Projects intended to expand plantations and factories and establish new units up through 2020 are on the order of R$ 32.6 billion
Responsible for generating R$ 12.8 billion in federal, state and municipal taxes: 0.9% of Brazilian taxes collected
Area of Planted Trees
7.83 million hectares of eucalyptus, pine, and other species of trees (acacia, Araucaria, parica, and teak) planted for the following segments:
Pulp and paper
Steelworks and charcoal
Wood panels and laminate flooring
Financial investors (TIMOs*)
Solid wood products
Cenários Ibá is the bulletin of the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá); each month it brings together performance data on the pulp, paper, and wood panel segments. These include production, domestic sales, exports and imports, showing variations in comparisons with the same month of the previous year and the year-to-date results.
Historical Performance of the Sector
Historical data series on the sector since 2007, collected by the Ibá. These data compare production, exports and import, as well as domestic sales in the pulp, paper and laminate flooring segments.