In 2013, Uruguay’s largest newspaper declared the evolution of forestry as the country’s most significant agribusiness transformation since the introduction of the slaughterhouses a full century ago.
Uruguay timber exports have grown by a multiple of 88 over the past two decades. Uruguay exported a mere US$13 million of timber in 1990, but that figure surged to US$500 million by 2010. Many analysts believe Uruguay timber exports will surpass US$2 billion in 2014.
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