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Potential impact of easing the log export restriction on the Tongass National Forest.Author(s): David R. Darr
Source: Res. Bull. PNW-RB-077. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 21 p
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe potential of higher revenues in the log export market is constrained by possible reductions in prices associated with expanded supplies in the Japanese log market. Expanded log exports from the Tongass National Forest might force adjustments by existing cantmills, even under a partial easing of the export restriction.
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CitationDarr, David R. 1978. Potential impact of easing the log export restriction on the Tongass National Forest. Res. Bull. PNW-RB-077. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 21 p
Keywordsimport/export (forest products), trade policy (international), market prices, supply/demand (forest products), Alaska (Tongass National Forest)
- The rise and fall of the Pacific Northwest log export market.
- Potential Pacific Rim demand for construction-grade softwood logs.
- Tradeoffs and interdependence in the Alaska cant and log markets.
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