First report of Global Timber Index released, launching new era of business information-sharing


Yokohama, Japan, 9 December 2022: Timber production and operations shrunk in November in Brazil, the Congo, Gabon, Malaysia and Mexico, according to the first Global Timber Index (GTI) monthly report, released yesterday. According to the report, factors in the sector’s below-average performance include a global economic contraction, declining international demand, and the rainy season in Africa.