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Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 30: Value and Volume in Round Wood Equivalents of Exports and Imports of Wood Products

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-RN-0319, 2010

Author(s)Howard, James; Westby, Rebecca; Skog, Kenneth

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Research Notes

Abstract: For many countries, international trade is a significant factor in commercial use of forests. Exports are, in some cases, a significant source of value for regional and national economies. Imports may either supplement or be a substitute for production from domestic sources. The values and volumes of wood product exports and imports are important because of the increasing importance of global markets in determining prices in domestic markets, the sustainable use of domestic resources, and the profitability of domestic industries.

Keywords: Forest products industry; economic aspects; export marketing; forest products; market surveys; marketing; statistics; timber; valuation; prices; supply; demand; commerce; consumption; imports; international trade; sustainable forestry; wood-pulp industry; pulpwood; stumpage prices; timber sales; round timbers; roundwood; exports; consumption; sustainability; production; roundwood

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 832 kb(s)

Date posted: 06/06/2011

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RITS Product ID: 37688
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Howard, James L.
Skog, Kenneth E.
Supervisory Research Forester

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