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    Author(s): James E. Granskog
    Date: 1986
    Source: Forest Farmer 45(9): 14-15
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Exports of southern wood products have bccil dcclirling since 1980, following a dramatic rise during the 1970s. The value of these exports rose from near the $50 million level in the early 1970s to almost $500 million in 1980, but has dropped by more than a third since then. Now, however, changing monetary conditions appear to be turning the trend upward again. Currency fluctuations have been a key factor affecting the overall trend for southern wood exports. The strong upturn during the 1970s was stimulated by weakening U.S. dollar. In effect, prices of southern wood products - in terms of foreign currencies - were reduced.

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    Granskog, James E. 1986. The south''s timer export potential. Forest Farmer 45(9): 14-15

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