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Global forest products markets

Exciting and challenging - Global Timber markets - have a view on how we will see the situation



You can find a presentation held mid 2008 here:
(Text as Download, 1,2 MB)

There is another (external) report on international forest product markets available as well...



In May 2008 a timber market analyst stated:

"In the long run, it can be expected that trade of wood chips will decline as more pulp capacity will be added in regions with fast-growing plantations and pulpwood will be consumed locally"

He might be right, but just let's see what the BDI (baltic exchange dry index) is doing:

What is the BDI?

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is a number issued daily by the London-based Baltic Exchange. The index provides "an assessment of the price of moving the major raw materials by sea. Taking in 26 shipping routes measured on a timecharter and voyage basis, the index covers Handymax, Panamax, and Capesize dry bulk carriers carrying a range of commodities including coal, iron ore and grain.

For more information, >>see here<<.

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