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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

            E.Sawn softwood

            F.Sawn hardwood (temperate and tropical)

            G.Wood-based panels (particle board, fibreboard and MDF, OSB, plywood)

            H.Pulp and paper

      5.  Tables
           Economic indicators
           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.

     To read documents in PDF format you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.  This software is free-of-charge and is available from the official Adobe WWW site:http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Austria PDF
Belgium PDF
Canada(English) PDF
Canada (French) PDF
Czech Republic PDF
Denmark PDF
Estonia PDF
Finland PDF
France PDF
Germany PDF
Germany (graphs) PDF
Italy PDF
Ireland PDF
Latvia PDF
The Netherlands PDF
Norway PDF
Poland PDF
Romania PDF
Russia PDF
Serbia PDF
Slovakia PDF
Spain PDF
Sweden PDF
Switzerland PDF
Turkey PDF
Ukraine (English) PDF
Ukraine (Russian) PDF
United Kingdom PDF