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    Author(s): James L. HowardRebecca Westby
    Date: 2009
    Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0313
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    This paper describes the current state of the U.S. economy and provides general and statistical information on forest products markets in terms of production, trade, consumpĀ­tion, and prices. Market developments are described for sawn softwood, sawn hardwood, softwood log trade, wood-based panels, paper and paperboard, fuelwood, forest product prices, and housing starts. Policy initiatives that can affect domestic markets and international trade in wood products are also discussed in some detail. Data are providĀ­ed through the end of the year 2008 with forecasts through 2009.

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    Howard, James L.; Westby, Rebecca. 2009. U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2005-2009. Research Note FPL-RN-0313. Madison, WI: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 9 p.


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