Thu, Jan 19, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

Forestry Competences Generating New Business Opportunities in Brazil
Timberland Radio Feature Special Series - II
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
at The University of Georgia’s Timberland Investment Conference

Rodrigo Sobreiro Antonio, Strategic planning manager - Forestry Business Unit, at Brazil's Suzano Pulp and Paper, tells Sona Blessing how they are exploiting their forest based competence beyond pulp and paper. Suzano is the second largest eucalyptus pulp producer in the world and a leader in the regional paper market in S.America.

 Download this feature as MP3 (8.15 MB)

 
Listen to the complete feature
Forestry Competences Generating New Business Opportunities in Brazil

Duration: 8:53 

 

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • Q1 - Potential to go beyond producing pulp and paper
    Forest competence - bio tech, renewable energy and forestry management services - related to the forest base
    Impact on timberland and on timber prices
    Internal and external markets for pulp and paper
    Pulp production is exported - including to China, US and Europe

    Duration: 3:13 


  • Q2 - The role of currency hedging in exporting paper and pulp products
    The role of Brazilian consumption - growth in paper consumption; 80% of their pulp production is exported
    Investing in plants for bio fuels-pellet based
    Challenges: logistics, clonal, stewardship, infrastructure
    Commercial species is Eucalyptus
    The role of stewardship and FSC Certification

    Duration: 3:10 


  • Q3 - How productivity can be improved - main value leverage in their business model
    Eucalyptus stands for 72% of the total planted Forest in Brazil

    Duration: 2:29 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally, Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is making a big bet on GM, After impressive 85% return in 2016, hedge fund looks to Canadian gold producer, small banks[more]

    This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally From Forbes.com: Can bank stocks continue to rise after a 28% surge in the KBW Bank Index in 2016, fueled by a post-election rally as stock pickers returned to the beaten down sector? Forget the s

  2. SWFs - China sovereign wealth fund CIC plans more U.S. investments[more]

    From Reuters.com: China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund, is looking to raise alternative investments in the United States due to low returns in public markets, its chairman said on Monday. CIC will boost its investments in private equity and hedge funds as wel

  3. Some hedge funds strong start in 2017 nice contrast to 2016[more]

    With the 2016 HSBC Hedge Weekly performance rankings in the books - a year in which the same leader-board entries pretty much dominated unchallenged throughout the year - comes a new leader board that is a hard-scrabble mix of hedge fund styles and categories. What is clear after but a few short wee

  4. Macro hedge funds and CTAs outperform in December on strong dollar[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The last month of 2016 saw risk assets climbing higher, as part of expectations that the new U.S. administration will remove barriers to growth and investment, Lyxor Asset Management said. December also saw the Fed hik

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Roxbury credit events UCITS gathers more assets[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The Roxbury Credit Events Fund, launched in September 2015, was up 4.24% in 2016, having returned seven positive months during the year. The managers raised