Southern Timber Supplies: Investment Implications

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This is the fourth in a series related to Forisk’s Q2 2018 forest industry analysis and timber price forecasts for the United States and Canada. The post includes an excerpt from the Regional Summary: U.S. South chapter. Growth-to-drain analysis compares annual more…

Local Forest Supplies Tell Different Timber Market Stories

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This post includes an excerpt from the Q4 2017 Forisk Research Quarterly feature article, “Local Projections and Pricing Impacts of Timber Supplies in the U.S. South” authored by Amanda Lang, Shawn Baker, and Brooks Mendell Each year, Forisk estimates future more…

Southern Pine Sawtimber Supply Forecasts and Pricing Impacts

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This post includes an excerpt from research published in the Q4 2017 Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ). The post-recession U.S. South currently features unresponsive timber prices, despite increases in housing and lumber production. While trends associated with industry consolidation and efficiency play more…

Analyzing Timber Markets and Wood Baskets for Procurement and Investment Applications

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A successful timber market analysis answers two questions. One, what are the “facts on the ground” for this market or wood basket? This helps profile the market with respect to forest supplies and wood demand. The timber suppliers and wood-using more…