Country Market Statements
Country market statements address the following subjects:
1. General economic trends affecting the forest and forest industries sector
2. Policy measures taken in your country over the past 18 months, which might have a bearing on trade and markets of forest products.
3. Market drivers
4. Developments in forest products markets sectors (major emphasis)
A.Wood raw materials (e.g. roundwood: sawlogs, and pulpwood and fuelwood)
B.Wood energy, with a focus on government policies promoting wood energy
C.Certified forest products
D.Value-added wood products
F.Sawn hardwood (temperate and tropical)
G.Wood-based panels (particle board, fibreboard and MDF, OSB, plywood)
H.Pulp and paper
Forest products production and trade in 2006, 2007 and 2008. These tables, organized by product, can be found here after the meeting.
Specific topics for this year can be found in the cover letter addressed to Timber Committee Heads of Delegation
The Committee encouraged delegations to submit Country Market Statements in electronic format. The following Market Statements were received and are set out below without any changes or editing. Other member countries wishing to be added to the list are invited to send their texts to the secretariat at the address below.
Documents are available in PDF format in the original languages received by the secretariat.
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