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Annual Market Discussions at Timber Committee Session

Annual Market Discussions at Timber Committee Session

The annual Timber Committee Market Discussions bring together participants from governments, international organisations, the European Commission, trade organisations, industry and NGO's. The 2-day discussions begin with a keynote presentation and discussion on current policy issues and topics influencing forest products markets in the UNECE region of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and North America. The experts at the discussions present on these market sectors: sawn softwood (lumber), sawn hardwood (lumber) (temperate and tropical), wood-based panels, pulp and paper, certified forest products, value-added forest products and wood raw materials.

The Timber Committee issues its annual Market Statement following the discussions:


Expert presentations are available on the Market Information Service site:

Lists of speakers from past Market Discussions: