Global forest products 2018: facts and figures

  • 19/12/2019
  • FAO

The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood-based panels have surged to their highest level since the Food and Agriculture Organization began recording forest statistics in 1947. According to the latest data released by FAO, record volumes of wood-based products were produced and traded around the world in 2018. The value of international trade was 11 percent higher than in 2017.