Forest Products Annual Market Review 2001-2002
Timber Bulletin , Vol. LV, ECE/TIM/BULL/2002/3
The UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2001-2002 provides general and statistical information on forest products markets in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region (Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States).
The Review begins with a chapter on the policy dimensions and general overview of the forest products markets, followed by a description of the economic situation in the region. Three special chapters are included this year:
- Market effects of wood promotion,
- Turkey’s forest products markets, and
- Chile’s forest products markets
The market developments in five standard sectors, based on annual country-supplied statistics, are described for: wood raw materials, sawn softwood, sawn hardwood, wood-based panels and paper and paperboard. Regular chapters discuss markets for certified forest products, value-added wood products and tropical timber. In each chapter production, trade and consumption are analysed and relevant material on specific markets is included. Tables included with the text present detailed information and annex tables contain further reference material.
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| Forest Products Annual Market Review 2001-2002 |
C O N T E N T S
- Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors to the publication; Data sources; Explanatory notes;
- Chapter 1
- Chapter 2
- Chapter 3
- Chapter 4
- Chapter 5
- Chapter 6
- Chapter 7
- Chapter 8
- Chapter 9
- Chapter 10
- Chapter 11
- Chapter 12
Symbols and abbreviations used
Forest products markets in 2001 and early 2002. The policy dimension and overview
2001 recession in market economies, healthy growth in transition countries: against the odds, United States housing boom continues. Economic factors affecting forest products market in 2001 and early 2002
Market effects of wood promotion
Trade links strengthening as Turkey’s forest sector is modernized. Turkey’s forest products markets
Chile’s forest products markets - a plantation success story
Market in Europe recovering from storm damage, but declining in North America. Wood raw material - Production, trade and consumption
Trends in sawn softwood markets
After steady growth, sawn hardwood markets declined in 2001. Sawn hardwood market developments, 2001-2002
Wood-based panels supply, trade and consumption
Gradual upturn underway in paper, paperboard and woodpulp markets
Markets for certified forest products