The 2014 Forisk Forecast summarizes industry insights and market forecasts through 2023 for timber prices and wood demand in the United States. Published twice per year, the Forecast includes local, regional and national research that addresses economic factors, end product markets, technology shifts, policy actions and trends in imports and exports that affect wood demand and timber pricing in the South, Pacific Northwest, Lakes States and Northeast. The Forisk Forecast captures critical timber supply and wood demand issues for firms and investors conducting business in the U.S. or for organizations affected by the U.S. timber and forest product industries.
For the U.S. South, the Forecast includes state-specific analysis and projections of pine sawtimber, chip-n-saw and pulpwood for eleven states. For the Pacific Northwest, the Forecast includes analysis and projections of #2 delivered Douglas-fir and Hemlock logs for Coastal Oregon and Washington. Research on the North evaluates five species in the Lake States and Northeast: Black Cherry, Hard and Soft Maple, Red Oak and White Ash. All regions include three forecast scenarios to account for different macroeconomic and end market assumptions.
To view the product outline and list of figures included in the report, click here to download the 2014 Forisk Forecast Overview.
To learn more or to purchase the Forisk Forecast, please call Brooks Mendell at 770.725.8447.