Global Market Enhancement: ARTICLES

  1. 2014. Update on the South African Lumber industry. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Forest Products Trade between China and Africa. (pdf)
  3. 2013. Evolution of African Tropical Wood Markets (pdf)
  4. 2013. Africa will Import, not Export Wood. (pdf)
  5. 2012. Governing and Harnessing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development. (pdf)
  6. 2012. Forestry assets in Africa promising returns. (pdf)
  7. 2010. Timber Industry Development Division Report on Export of Wood Products, May 2010. (pdf)
  8. 2007. Forestry, Governance and National Development: Lessons Learned from a Logging Boom in Southern Tanzania. (pdf)
Asia and the Pacific
  1. 2014. Why Asia’s wood production deficit is driving the value of global timberland investments. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Traditional processing of non-timber forest products in Chachar, Assam, India. (pdf)
  3. 2013. Planted forest development in Australia and New Zealand comparative trends and future opportunities. (pdf)
  4. 2013. Prospective Indonesian Plywood in the Global Market. (pdf)
  5. 2012. Forests for a greener future (pdf)
  6. 2012. Climate Change and Forests in the Asia-Pacific Region Impacts, Policies and Strategies (pdf)
  7. 2011. Building the Productive Capacity of the Least Developed Countries (pdf)
  8. 2011. Forest conflict in Asia and the role of collective action in its management (pdf)
  9. 2010. Impacts on Tropical Timber Market Developments in Malaysia. (pdf)
  10. 2010. Market Watch 2010 - The Timber Sector in Malaysia. (pdf)
  11. 2009. Vietnam's Timber Market Attains Position as World's Fourth Largest Hardwood Chip Exporter, Reports Wood Resource Quarterly. EWorldWire Press Release. 16 April 2009. (pdf)
  12. 2008. Tropical timber import/export. Papua New Guinea and the Soloman Islands. (pdf)
  13. 2008. Viet Nam Discusses International Market Demands for Verified Legal Wood Products. (pdf)
  14. 2008. Market-based Certification and Management of Non-Timber Forest Products in Bhutan: Organic Lemongrass Oil, Poverty Reduction, and Environmental Sustainability. By Karma Yangzom, Irmela Krug, Kesang Tshomo, Sununtar Setboonsarng. ADB Institute Discussion Paper No. 106. April 2008.
  15. 2004. Japan Going Towards Forest Certification (pdf)
  16. 2002. Implications of some Demographic Parameters for Asian Forest Products Markets until 2050. Australian National University (ANU) Forestry Research Colloquium March 2002 Markets for products and services of forests (pdf)
  1. 2015. UK Wood Pellet Market. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Future of European Forest-Based Sector Structural Changes Towards Bioeconomy. (pdf)
  3. 2013. A new EU Forest Strategy- for forests and the forest-based sector. (pdf)
  4. 2013.European perspective on the development of planted forests, including projections to 2065. (pdf)
  5. 2011. Trends and Possible Future Developments in Global Forest-Product Markets—Implications for the Swedish Forest Sector (pdf)
  6. 2010. Wood Products Prices in The UK & Holland (pdf)
  7. 2010. European Buyers Meet Latin American Suppliers of Commodities Linked to Deforestation. (pdf)
  8. 2008. Russian sawlog and pulpwood prices fell 20 percent in 1Q 2008 as log expoort taxes reduced foriegn shipment, causing increased domestic supply. Press Release. Hakan Ekstrom. Wood Resources International. 8 May 2008. (pdf)
  9. 2008. Global pulpwood prices reached new records in 1Q 2008, according to Wood Resouce Quarterly. Press Release. Hakan Ekstrom. Wood Resources International. 21 May 2008 (pdf).
  10. 2008. Global trade of wood biomass has almost doubled in 5 years. Press Release. Hakan Ekstrom. Wood Resources International. 6 June 2008. (pdf)
  11. 2008. Log costs in Finland among highest in the world in 1Q/08. Press Release. Hakan Ekstrom. Wood Resources International. 12 June 2008. (pdf)
  12. 2008. Sawlog prices in Europe have grown faster than the world average the past 2 years. Press Release. Hakan Ekstrom. Wood Resources International. 2 July 2008. (pdf)
  13. 2007. U.K. Gets a Timber and Forestry ETF, Where’s Ours? (pdf)
  14. 2007. Forest Products Market in 2007 and Prospects for 2008 in Romania. UNECE/Forestry. September 2007. (pdf)
  15. 2006. CEI-Bois EFBWW position on wood availability (pdf)
  16. 2006. Executive Summary-UNECE Timber Committee 2005-2006 Market Report (pdf)
  17. 2006. 64th Sesson of the UNECE Timber Commettee, Timber Market Report 2006, Bulgaria. (pdf)
  18. 2006. UNECE region marketplace reshaped by China's forest products trade and policies for wood energy, procurement and climate change. (pdf)
  19. 2006. Record amount of Finnish pulp, paper and paperboard in 2006. (pdf)
  20. 2004. EU Timber Market Report 2004 (pdf)
  21. 2003. Corporate View on Forest Sector Investments and SFM (pdf)
  22. 2001. Quality Assurance for Value-Added Wood Producers in British Columbia (pdf)
Latin America and the Caribbean
  1. 2014. The Amazon’s silent crisis The US timber market and the Lacey Act. (pdf)
  2. 2009. Critical Issues for Success in the International Markets for Wood Products: Lessons Learned from Bolivia. Jhony Zapata, Cámara Forestal de Bolivia. (pdf)
  3. 2009. Systems for SFM. ITTO Tropical Forest Update.(pdf)
  4. Forest Certification in Brazil: Trade and Environmental Enhancement.(pdf)
  5. Forest Clusters:A Competitive Model for Latin America.(pdf)
  6. Wood Products Marketing and Value-Added Opportunities in Latin America: A Focus on Brazil.(pdf)
  7. AHEC Mexixo / Latin America Market Report.(pdf)
  8. South America Becomes a Global Player in the Forest, Paper and Packaging Sector. (pdf)
North America
  1. 2014. U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2010–2014. (pdf)
  2. 2011. Back to the Forest: Exploring Forest Transitions in Candelaria Loxicha, Mexico(pdf)
  3. 2011. Managing Forests because Carbon Matters integrating Energy, Products, and Land Management Policy (pdf)
  4. 2011. The North American Forest Sector Outlook Study (pdf)
  5. 2011. Trends in ownership and policies relative to forest resources(pdf)
  6. 2011. Economic Contribution of Minnesota’s Forest Products Industry – 2011 edition(pdf)
  7. 2010. Coalition For Fair Lumber Imports
  8. 2010. B.C. lumber producers target growing Chinese market
  9. 2010. Exporting B.C. Wood Products to China. (pdf)
  10. 2010. The US-Canada softwood lumber dispute - Fraser Forum - March 2010. (pdf)
  11. 2010. U.S. Price Outlook: 2010 - 2011. (pdf)
  12. 2010. The Market Place. New Life for Shuttered Mills? (pdf)
  13. 2008. Western Reports First Quarter 2008, Results Reflect Forest Products Market Downturn. (pdf)
  14. 2008. Talking Points on the Competitiveness of Minnesota’s Primary Forest Products Industry. June 24, 2008 GLFA Conference—Crisis or Opportunity? DNR Division of Forestry
  15. 2008. Universal Forest Products Plants Earn FSC Certification (website article)
  16. 2008. North American wood markets hit by United States housing crash. October 2008, with tables. (pdf)
  17. 2003. How Globalization Affects the U.S. South's Forest Industry?(pdf)
  18. 2003. Effects of global trade liberalization on U.S. forest products industries and trades: A Computable general equilibrium analysis. (pdf)
  19. 2002. Global Effects of Accelerated Tariff Liberalization in the Forest Products Sector to 2010.(pdf)
  20. 2000. Financial Trends in the Forest Products Industry.(pdf)
  21. 1999. Global Cycle changes the rules for U.S. pulp and paper.(pdf)
  22. 1999. Capital Market and Sustainable Forestry: Opportunities for Investment. (pdf)
  23. 1999. Fiscal 1999 Outlook for U.S.Forest Products Trade: U.S. Solid Wood Exports to Decline Slightly; Imports may increase further.(pdf)
  24. 1998. Product and Supplier Factors Affecting the Purchasing of U.S. Wood Products in The United Kingdom. (pdf)
  25. 1997. A Blue Print for Forest Products Industry Economic Development. (pdf)
  26. 1997. Global Markets for U.S. Hardwood Components.(pdf)
  27. Information On The "Origin" of U.S. Wood Products Exports: A Review.(pdf)
  28. Wood Products Marketing and Value-Added Opportunities.(pdf)
  29. Timber shapes the future.(pdf)
  30. Global Lumber/Sawn Wood cost Benchmarking report.(pdf)
  31. Market Opportunities for Kitchen Cabinets Made From Alaska Hardwoods:A Synthesis and Review of Recent Research. (pdf)
  32. A Sustainable Forest Products Industry is a Business and a Consumer Issue: PricewaterhouseCoopers. (pdf)
  33. Explenation of the random lengths framing lumber composite price. (pdf)
  34. Structural Engineered Wood Products (SEWPs) in North America and Japan - What Does the Future Hold? Leonard M. Guss, PhD (pdf)
  35. Hardwood Lumber Manufacturing in the United States. Leonard Guss Associates, Inc.
  36. The Rise in Structural Engineered Wood Products (SEWP) and Its Impact on Manufacturers Marketing Strategies. Leonard M. Guss, Ph.D.
  1. 2014. Challenging Perceptions about Men, Women, and Forest Product Use-A Global Comparative Study. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Global Packaging And Forest Products Industry Review. (pdf)
  3. 2014. Forest Products Annual Market Review 2013-2014. (pdf)
  4. 2012. Keeping track of our changing environment(pdf)
  5. 2012. Overview of forest products markets and policies 2011-2012 (pdf)
  6. 2012. Combatting Climate Change Comprehensively (pdf)
  7. 2012. Social-ecological Functions and Vulnerability Framework to Analyze Forest Policy Reforms (pdf)
  8. 2012. The Importance of Governance and Benefit Sharing in the Sustainable Management of Africa's Forests, Trees and Wildlife (pdf)
  9. 2011. Toward Globalization of the Forest Products Industry Some Trends (pdf)
  10. 2011. Community-based tree and forest product enterprises Market Analysis and Development (pdf)
  11. 2010. The First Half of the Timber Industry Trend Analysis Quotes (pdf)
  12. 2010. NEWS RELEASE: Global Alliance Launched to Curb Trade in Illegal Wood (pdf)
  13. 2010. Global Trade Of Wood Chips Down 26% In 2009 As Pulpmills Reduce Production Worldwide (pdf)
  14. 2010. New Global Alliance Formed to Undercut Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  15. 2010. 2010 International Pulpwood Trade Review. (pdf)
  16. 2010. Wood Pellet Markets/Trends. (pdf)
  17. 2010. Compass 2010 Global forest, paper, and packaging sector outlook. (pdf)
  18. 2010. Forest Products Annual Market review 2009-2010. (pdf)
  19. 2010. Tropical Timber Market Report. February 2010. (pdf)
  20. 2010. TTAP Timber Trade Action Plan (pdf)
  21. 2009. Tropical Timber Market Report. 16 April 2009 (pdf)
  22. 2009. Forest Products Annual Market Review 2008-2009. (pdf)
  23. 2009. Tropical Timber Market Report. 16 June 2009. (pdf)
  24. 2009. NGO briefing paper on combating illegal logging and related trade. (pdf)
  25. 2009. Slumping Economy Reduces Sawlog Prices In Europe And North America to Lowest Levels in Five Years, Reports The Wood Resource Quarterly. EWorldWire. 16 June 2009
  26. 2009. North American Timber Forcast: Excerpt. April 2009
  27. 2008. North American forest products market crash spreads throughout UNECE region; Green building combats climate change. (pdf)
  28. 2008. Annual Review and Assessment of the World Timber Situation 2008. (pdf)
  29. 2008 International Pulpwood Trade Review (order form) (pdf)
  30. 2008. Creating a sustainable, environmentally friendly global economy.Newsline. USDA Forest Service, Summer 2008. (pdf)
  31. 2008. S & P Global Timber and Forestry Index: Index Methodology. Sept 2008. (pdf)
  32. 2008. North American wood markets hit by United States housing crash. October 2008, with tables. (pdf)
  33. 2008. Mixed financial trend for global forest products sector continues. (pdf)
  34. 2008. Trends in End-Use Industries to Shape Growth in Global Forest Products Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts (pdf)
  35. 2008. UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2007-2008. Geneva Timber and Forest Study Paper 23. (pdf)
  36. 2008. FSC undermines paper recycling, contributes to global warming (pdf)
  37. 2008. Market trends: Mortgage meltdowns, monsoons and shipping costs impact tropical timber in last quarter of 2007 and early 2008. by Lauren Flejzor, MIS Coordinator, ITTO Secretariat. ITTO Tropical Forest Update. Jan 2008. (pdf)
  38. 2007. Forest product market information systems in the UNECE. L. Farquharson. August 2007. (pdf)
  39. 2001. CINTRAFOR 2001 Activity Summary.(pdf)
  40. Restructuring and Globalization of the Forest Industry: A Review of Trends, Strategies and Theories.(pdf)
  41. Global Outlook-Supply & Demand for Wood Products.(pdf)
  42. AsegurandoseQue Los Mercados Incluyan: A Las Comunidades Forestales.(pdf)
  43. Markets for Certified forest products.(pdf)
  44. Markets for Forest Products.(pdf)
  45. Sustainable Forest Products: Opportunity within Crisis. (pdf)
  46. Forest Products Annual Market Analysis 2002-2004.(pdf)
  47. Response to changes in demand/supply through improved marketing. (pdf)
  48. Sources of Competitiveness for Secondary Wood Products Firms: A Review of Literature and Research Issues.(pdf)
  49. Standards for Forest Products: Barriers or Gateways to Trade.(pdf)
  50. Think Local, Act Global.(pdf)
  51. UN/ECE Timber Committee Market Statement on Forest Products Markets in 2002 and 2003.(pdf)
  52. Forest Products Annual Analysis Report UNECE Timber Committee 2002-2004 (pdf)
  53. Sources of competitiveness for secondary wood products firms: A review of literature and research issues. Forest Products Journal. Madison: Feb 1997. Vol. 47, Iss. 2; p. 31 (7 pages)(pdf)
  54. New Zealand Forestry sector looks to $20bn industry by 2025(pdf)
  55. Global Lumber Benchmarking Wide Timber/Mill Cost Variances & Varying Margins.(pdf)
  56. Trade of Secondary Processed wood and Paper Products.(pdf)
  57. Trade of Roundwood and Sawnwood by Species.(pdf)
  58. Trends and Current status of the contributions of the forestry sector to national economies (pdf)
  59. Current Status and Potential Future Developments for Forest Certification (pdf)
  60. Innovation in the Forest Products Industry-Oregon State University Research Brief - Culture Climate (pdf)
  61. Tropical Timber Market Report.(pdf)
  62. Challenges facing certification and eco-labeling of forest products in developing countries, 2006.(pdf)
  63. Forest and Paper Sector is Riding a Wave of Suboptimal Earnings and Many Challenges. (pdf)
  64. Toward Globalization of the Forest Products Industry. (pdf)
  65. ITTO, Annual reveiw and assesment of the world timber situation. (pdf)
  66. US, EU Consumption Driving Chinese Imports of Illegal Wood from Around the World. (pdf)
date revised: 3 January, 2017