|Ecuador has a wide range of both finished and semi-processed wood for exportation for a number of end users and applications. The major wood types are soft and hardwoods and tropical species such as Chanul, colorado, seique, mascarey, tangare, Fernán Sánchez, jigua, higuerón, ceibo, sande, virola,
teak, and guayacán or ironwood from various species of pine which are all used for such end applications as peeled veneers for plywood production, cabinet-grade decorative veneers, plywood panels, cleated boards, particleboard (unveneered or faced with decorative wood laminates or melamine overlays), door frames, doors moldings for construction and picture framing, parquet flooring, office and home furniture, kitchen cabinets and facings, wooden spoons for ice cream and tongue depressors.|
In addition Ecuador s also the largest shipped of Balsa wood supplying 98% of demand and is sent to over 45 countries for Model making and industrial use.
The main importers are the United States, the European Union, South Korea, Japan, and South American countries. See The exporters list
for this product.