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Pacific Rim log trade: determinants and trends.Author(s): Donald F. Flora; Andrea L. Anderson; Wendy J. McGinnls
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-432. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 78 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionPacific Rim trade in softwood logs amounts to about $3 billion annually, of which the U.S. share is about $2 billion. Log exporting is a significant part of the forest economy in the Pacific Northwest. The 10 major Pacific Rim log-trading client and competitor countries differ widely in their roles in trade and in their policies affecting the industry.
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CitationFlora, Donald F.; Anderson, Andrea L.; McGinnls, Wendy J. 1991. Pacific Rim log trade: determinants and trends. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-432. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 78 p
Keywordsmarkets (external), supply and demand (forest products), trade (Pacific Rim), log exports
- The rise and fall of the Pacific Northwest log export market.
- Impacts of the Jones Act on the Alaska forest products trade.
- The export premium: why some logs are worth more abroad.
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