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Housing and constructionAuthor(s): Delton Alderman
Source: In: UNECE/FAO forest products annual market review 2017-2018. United Nations: 117-127. Chapter 10.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThe Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market infuences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the enduser: from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added and housing. Statistics-based chapters analyse the markets for wood raw materials, sawn softwood, sawn hardwood, wood-based panels, paper, paperboard and woodpulp. Other chapters analyse policies and markets for wood energy. Underlying the analysis is a comprehensive collection of data. The Review highlights the role of sustainable forest products in international markets. Policies concerning forests and forest products are discussed, as well as the main drivers and trends. The Review also analyses the efects of the current economic situation on forest products markets.
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CitationAlderman, Delton. 2018. Housing and construction. In: UNECE/FAO forest products annual market review 2017-2018. United Nations: 117-127. Chapter 10.
KeywordsCanada, CIS, European, Russian, United States housing, permits, starts, completions, construction spending, gross domestic product estimates, housing forecasts, state of current housing conditions
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