New index on timber production reports trends in harvesting, primary processing


19 June 2024: The Global Timber Index (GTI) has launched a second specialized index, on timber production, to further increase the scope and depth of the ITTO-supported GTI. The first edition of GTI-Producers, for May, reported an overall index value of 39.2%, indicating a decline (compared with April) in the prosperity of the harvesting and primary processing industries in pilot countries.