Barama profits stable despite challenges

Barama Company Limited (BCL) has been able keep profit levels constant for the last two to three years, despite man-made and natural challenges to the forestry sector and to the company itself, according to Mohindra Chand, Head of Corporate Affairs and Forest Planning for BCL.

BCL, one of the longest foreign direct investment initiatives in Guyana and with approximately 1,000 employees, is arguably the largest forest resource and wood products producer in Guyana, whose core business includes the sale of hardwood logs and sawn timber and the manufacturing of plywood, decking and floor products.

According to Chand, the company faces many challenges, which are not always natural. He said that due to continuous logging and the….