In the Andean-Amazon countries, illegal logging activities are present in the different links of the production chain, from harvesting in the forest to the marketing of the final product.
Regarding the status of timber trafficking in the Andean-Amazonian countries:
In Ecuador, 21% of the establishments that process timber are illegal, that is, they operate without any type of permit and have no movement guide generated for them.
In Colombia, the Ministry of Environment estimates that 47% of all timber sold in the country is illegal.
In Peru, illegal logging accounts for 40 to 50 % of production and generates large economic losses.
In Bolivia, 50% of the timber is illegal. Bolivia ranks 4th in the world and 2nd in Latin America in primary forest loss according to Global Forest Watch.