The Uruguayan Forestry Miracle

South America is highly diverse in ecosystems: rainforest, desert, mountain forest, dry forest, native pastures, wetlands, peatlands, grasslands, and mangroves create a melting pot of landscapes. Despite this diversity, the Amazon rainforest, which spreads across almost a third of the continent and occupies nine countries, tends to steal all the headlines. Last year, deforestation in Brazil increased by around 30%, the largest in a decade, while Argentina has lost 2.8 million hectares of native forests…

The Business Case for Forestry Investment in Uruguay

In Uruguay, investors are presented with a variety of options when it comes to forestry investments. They can opt for either eucalyptus for the pulp industry, eucalyptus for the building industry, or pine trees such as radiata pine. Moreover, they can choose between land that has already been planted or pastoral land suitable for plantation. Additionally, they may consider already forested land that has not yet been harvested or land that has already undergone one harvest, as eucalyptus can regrow and undergo…

Eucalyptus Plantation Forestry Investment in Uruguay shows impressive returns

Uruguay has significant geographic, climate and competitive environmental advantages in modern Eucalyptus timberland plantation forestry, making it one the world’s lowest base cost Eucalyptus producers. The Uruguay forestry model driven by the state-of-the-art world, class pulp plant investments in Uruguay by UPM and Stora Enso/ Auraco has created a vigorous, sustainable and ultimately disruptive forestry model which is changing the dynamics of traditional timber markets on a worldwide basis on a scale last…
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