Vietnam - key market for Uruguay’s forest products
Buenos Aires (VNA) – Vietnam is emerging as a key importer of Uruguay’s forest products, according to statistics by the Association of Forestry Producers of Uruguay.
Vietnam ranked fourth among importers of sawn timber with the value making up 9 percent of the South American country’s sawn timber export earning in the first six months of the year, after the US with 27%; Spain, 17%; and Belgium, 11 percent.
Meanwhile, Vietnam took the lead in importing sandal-wood for making paper pulp.
Uruguay had by the end of June earned 450 million USD from forest exports, an increase of 40 percent as compared with the same period last year, according to the association.
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