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2011 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.
    • Economic stimulus policies and forest products markets;
    • Climate change and forest-related markets;
    • Trade policy issues affecting markets;
    • Corporate social responsibility;
    • Russian forest sector reform and domestic and export market effects; and,
    • Research and development policies.
  3. Market drivers
  4. Developments in forest products markets sectors (major emphasis)
    1. Wood raw materials (e.g. roundwood: sawlogs, and pulpwood and fuelwood)
    2. Wood energy, with a focus on government policies promoting wood energy
    3. Certified forest products
    4. Value-added wood products
    5. Sawn softwood
    6. Sawn hardwood (temperate and tropical)
    7. Wood-based panels (particle board, fibreboard and MDF, OSB, plywood)
    8. Pulp and paper
    9. Carbon markets in the forest sector
  5. Tables
    • Economic indicators
    • Forest products production and trade in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

The tables on forest products production and trade, organized by product, will be published  after the meeting.
Specific topics for this year can be found in the cover letter addressed to Timber Committee Heads of Delegation
Market Statements
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 contact address on the left.
Country File
Austria PDF
Canada (English) PDF
Canada (French) PDF
Cyprus PDF
Czech Republic PDF
Estonia PDF
Finland PDF
France (French) PDF
France (English summary) PDF


Ireland PDF
Latvia PDF
Netherlands PDF
Norway PDF
Poland PDF
Slovakia PDF
Slovenia PDF
Sweden PDF
Switzerland PDF
Turkey PDF
Ukraine (Russian) PDF
Ukraine (English) PDF
United Kingdom PDF
United States PDF
Previous Years
Country statements from previous years can be found here