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Get a Deep Insight into the World Forest Products Markets

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World Forest Products Markets

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Forest Products in Millions of Cubic Meters (m3) and Millions of Metric Tons. The major product segments analyzed are Roundwood (In Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels - Particle Board & OSB, Fibreboard, Plywood, & Veneer Sheets (In Cubic Meters) and Paper & Paperboard (In Tons). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and South Africa. Annual forecasts are provided for each region and product segment for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 809 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Abitibi-Consolidated, Ainsworth Lumber Company, Ahlstrom Corporation, Arjo Wiggins Appleton PLC, Boise Cascade, LLC, Bowater Incorporated, Canfor Corporation, Caraustar Industries, Inc., Chesapeake Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, International Paper Company, Kimberly-Clark Corp., Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, MeadWestvaco, Metsaliitto Group, Myllykoski Corp., Norske Skogindustrier ASA, Oji Paper Co., Ltd., Pope & Talbot, Inc, Potlatch Corporation, The Smurfit Kappa Group, Smurfit-Stone Container, Stora Enso Oyj, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, Temple-Inland Inc., Universal Forest Products, UPM - Kymmene Corporation, and Weyerhaeuser Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope Of Study I-3

Roundwood I-3

Wood-based Panels I-3

Particleboard & Oriental Strand Board (OSB) I-3

Fiberboard I-4

Veneer I-4

Plywood I-4

Paper & Paperboard I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1

Market Analytics II-1

Worldwide Plywood Market to Post Good Growth II-1

Forest Products Consumption Decline in North America II-1

Wood & Paper Consumption volumes See Uninterrupted Growth II-2

Snapshots II-2

Certified Forest Products II-2

2. Outlook II-4

Gap in World Supply-Demand to Expand II-4

3. Industry Issues and Trends II-5

Globalization - Changing the Way Industry Does Business II-5

Impact of Globalization on Forest Product Supply and Demand II-5

Trade Liberalization II-5

Foreign Investment in the Forestry Sector II-6

Globalization of Environmental Concerns II-6

The Other Side of the Coin II-7

Consolidation - Generating New Opportunities & Challenges II-7

Adverse Effects II-7

A Balanced View II-7

Environmental Marketing II-8

Still a Vague Concept II-8

Certification Systems - Promoting Responsible Forestry Practices II-8

Certification Systems - A Classification II-8

First-, Second-, and Third-party Assessment Schemes II-8

Systems-based and Performance-based Certification Schemes II-8

Current Scenario II-9

Commercial Success Continues to be Limited . II-9

Mutual Recognition between Forest Product Certification Schemes II-10

An Initiative Towards Mutual Recognition II-10

Factors Limiting Forest/Forest Product Certification II-10

Limited Market Demand II-10

Lack of Supply II-11

Absence of Globally Accepted Certification Standards II-11

Credibility of Certification Agencies II-11

Forest Product Certification - A Financial Perspective II-11

E-Forestry - An Emerging Phenomenon II-11

E-Commerce in Forest Product Industry II-11

Facilitation of Supply Chain Management II-12

Open-Trade Environment II-12

E-Business Modeling II-12

Current Scenario II-13

What Ails the Rapid Adoption of E-Model? II-14

Recent Developments II-14

Global E-Business Standard Initiatives II-14

Short-term Outlook II-15

Deforestation and Illegal Trading II-15

Reasons Galore II-15

Plantations - Trying to 'Fill-in' the Gap II-16

4. Industry Analysis II-17

Forest Product Demand Determinants II-17

Population Growth II-17

Regional Economic Growth II-17

Residential Construction II-18

Japan II-18

Industrial Development II-18

Demand-Side Trends II-19

A Changing Demographic Structure II-19

Urbanization in Developing Countries II-19

Rising Environmental and Social Consciousness II-19

Supply-Side Trends II-20

A Shift Towards Alternative Sources II-20

New Technologies Step up Operational Efficiency II-20

Regulatory Environment II-20

Natural Calamities II-20

Factors Affecting Supply of Wood and Other Fiber II-21

Shift in Natural Forest Management Practices II-21

Deforestation and Forest Degradation II-21

Forest Plantations II-22

From an Environmental Perspective II-22

Solution II-22

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) II-23

Implications of SFM on Future Wood Supply II-23

Impact of Technology Changes II-24

Raw Material Availability II-24

Changes in End-use Patterns II-24

Increase in Output II-25

5. Product Overview II-26

Product Classification - Wood Products II-26

Classification by Tree-Type II-26

Softwood II-26

Hardwood II-26

Classification by Product Type II-26

Roundwood II-26

Fuelwood II-26

Industrial Roundwood II-27

Pulpwood II-27

Mechanical Wood Pulp II-27

Semi-Chemical Wood Pulp II-27

Chemical Wood Pulp II-27

Dissolving Grade Wood Pulp II-27

Saw Logs II-27

Veneer Logs II-28

Engineered Wood Products II-28

Glued Laminated Timber II-28

Structural Composite Lumber II-28

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) II-28

Parallel Strand Lumber (PSL) II-28

Oriented Strand Lumber (OSL) II-28

Wood I-Beams II-28

Other Industrial Roundwood II-29

Wood-based Panels (Panel Board Products) II-29

Particleboard & Oriental Strand Board (OSB) II-29

Fiberboard II-29

Veneer II-29

Plywood II-30

Paper & Paperboard II-30

Residuals II-30

Woodchips II-30

Wood Stumps II-30

Other Residue II-30

Product Classification - Non-Wood Products II-30

A Few NWFP Snapshots II-31

Market Importance II-31

End-use Categories II-31

A. Plant Products II-31

B. Animal Products II-32

6. Product Launches II-33

Supress Products Introduces Revolutionary SEP-AM II-33

UPM's Aureskoski Mill Launches Surface Line for Wood Products II-33

Universal Launches ProWood(R) Micro Treated Lumber II-33

Bowater Launches BowHybrid FS II-34

Abitibi-Consolidated Introduces Innovative Offset(TM) II-34

Ahlstrom Introduces Pre-Impregnated Decor Paper II-34

Caraustar Develops Binder Tex 45 II-35

Forest Enterprises Australia Introduces EcoAsh-Short Rotation Hardwood II-35

PaperCo Launches Recycled Coated Papers II-35

The James McNaughton Group Unveils a New Split-Base Flex Pallet II-35

James McNaughton Launches Majestic Chameleon II-35

7. Recent Industry Activity II-36

Mohawk Acquires Four Wood Flooring Factories II-36

UPM Sets Up a New Forestry Company in Finland II-36

Ahlstrom Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Votorantim II-36

Ahlstrom Completes Expansion at La Gere Facility II-37

Abitibi and Bowater Enter into an All-Stock Merger Agreement II-37

BBMD Opens Wholesale Building Materials Distribution Center II-38

Caraustar Industries Closes Lafayette Paper Board Mill II-38

Brentwood Acquires Majority Stake in Paper Source II-38

Southern Staircase Acquires Stair Parts II-38

Goldman Sachs Divests Forest Products Company II-39

Weyerhaeuser Divests Washington Veneer Operation II-39

Domtar Divests Forest Products Business II-39

Platinum Equity Launches Broadleaf Logistics Following Weyerhaeuser Acquisition II-40

Domtar Merges with Weyerhaeuser's Fine Paper Venture II-41

Gunns Acquires a Quarter of Auspine's Entire Stake II-41

Fortress Paper Acquires Mercer International's Landqart II-41

Alpha Omega Divests B C Wood Products II-42

Georgia-Pacific Acquires Five Facilities of International Paper II-42

WTK Group Acquires Linshanhao Plywood II-42

West Fraser Timber Acquires Several Lumber Mills from International Paper II-43

Ballarpur Industries Acquires Sabah Forest Industries II-43

Neenah Paper Acquires Fox Valley Corp II-44

Evergreen Sets Up Fiberboard Joint Venture Company in Indonesia II-44

Robbins Acquires Pine Wood Products, Inc. II-45

SCDE Acquires Kraft Papers Operations of International Paper II-45

UFPI Acquires Aljoma II-45

Cathay and Rao He Song Ink Joint Venture Agreement II-45

Fankom Establishes a New Plywood Facility in Russia II-46

Metsaliitto Group Plans to Set Up Birch Plywood Upgrading Facility II-46

Midway Begins Construction of Sosnovoborsk-Based Plywood Facility II-46

8. Focus on Select Key Players II-47

Abitibi-Consolidated Inc (Canada) II-47

Ainsworth Lumber Company (Canada) II-47

Ahlstrom Corporation (Finland) II-47

Arjo Wiggins Appleton PLC (UK) II-48

Boise Cascade, LLC (USA) II-49

Bowater Incorporated (USA) II-49

Canfor Corporation (Canada) II-49

Caraustar Industries, Inc. (USA) II-49

Chesapeake Corporation (USA) II-50

Georgia-Pacific Corporation (USA) II-50

International Paper Company (USA) II-51

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (USA) II-52

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (US) II-53

MeadWestvaco (USA) II-53

Metsaliitto Group (Finland) II-53

Myllykoski Corp. (Finland) II-53

Norske Skogindustrier ASA (Norway) II-54

Oji Paper Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-54

Pope & Talbot, Inc (US) II-56

Potlatch Corporation (US) II-56

The Smurfit Kappa Group (Ireland) II-56

Smurfit-Stone Container (USA) II-56

Stora Enso Oyj (Finland) II-56

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (Sweden) II-57

Temple-Inland Inc. (US) II-58

Universal Forest Products (USA) II-59

UPM - Kymmene Corporation (Finland) II-59

Weyerhaeuser Company (USA) II-60

9. Global Market Perspective II-61

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Roundwood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 2: World Long-Term Projections for Roundwood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 3: World 10-Year Perspective for Roundwood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Wood-based Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 5: World Long-Term Projections for Wood-based Panels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Wood-based Panels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Particleboard (including OSB) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 8: World Long-Term Projections for Particleboard (including OSB) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Particleboard (including OSB) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 11: World Long-Term Projections for Plywood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Other Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard and Veneer sheets) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 14: World Long-Term Projections for Other Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard and Veneer sheets) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Million Cubic Meters (m3) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 15: World 10-Year Perspective for Other Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard and Veneer sheets) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Paper & Paperboard by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in million tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 17: World Long-Term Projections for Paper & Paperboard by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in million tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 18: World 10-Year Perspective for Paper & Paperboard by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, China, Rest of Asia, Europe, Latin America, South African Markets for Years 2003, 2007 and 2012 zincludes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

III. MARKET

1. United States III-1

A. Market Analysis III-1

Industry Overview III-1

Forest Products Consumption Decline in North America III-1

US Wood Panel Industry- Outlook III-1

A Peek into US Forestland III-2

Rise in Consolidation Activity III-2

Structural Wood Market III-2

Non-Structural Wood Market III-3

Major Segments III-3

Roundwood III-3

Wood-based Panels III-3

Tropical Plywood III-3

Pulp III-4

Paper and Paperboard III-4

Trends III-4

Plywood Production Fall Affects Wood-based Panels Production III-4

Furniture Mills Shutdown Squeezes Particleboard and MDF Demand III-4

MDF Prices Strengthened in North America in 2006 III-5

US Housing Slump Weakens OSB Demand III-5

Structural Wood Panel Finds Good Bargain As New Housing Declines in US III-5

Infrastructure Damage - Biggest Hindrance for Supply of Wood-based Panels to Gulf Coast III-6

Recent Industry Activity III-6

Key Players III-11

B. Market Analytics III-18

Table 19: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 20: US Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 21: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

2. Canada III-21

A. Market Analysis III-21

Industry Overview III-21

Table 22: Canadian Forest Mix - Percentage Breakdown by Forest Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 Market Analysis III-22

Forest Products Industry - A Leading Manufacturing Sector III-22

Market Issues & Trends III-22

Canadian Forest Product Industry Embarks on Restructuring III-22

Forest Certification III-22

Recent Industry Activity III-23

Product Launches III-25

Key Players III-25

B. Market Analytics III-28

Table 23: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 24: Canadian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

3. Japan III-31

A. Market Analysis III-31

Industry Overview III-31

Regulatory Issues III-31

Curbs on Illegal Timber Trade III-31

New Regulations III-31

Factors Affecting Wood-product Demand in Japan III-31

Demographics III-31

An Ever Changing Regulatory Environment III-32

Residential Housing III-32

Key Players III-32

B. Market Analytics III-34

Table 26: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 27: Japanese Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 28: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4. Europe III-37

A. Market Analysis III-37

Overview & Outlook III-37

Wood & Paper Consumption volumes See Uninterrupted Growth III-37

Booming Construction Sector Drives Growth in European Wood -Panels Consumption III-37

Snapshots III-37

Roundwood Sector- An Insight III-38

Recent Industry Activity III-38

B. Market Analytics III-40

Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 30: European Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4a. Finland III-42

A. Market Analysis III-42

Finnish Forest Products Industry - An Overview III-42

Finnish Wood Sector - A Study III-42

Mechanical Forest Product Industry Segment III-42

Chemical Wood Processing Industry Segment III-43

Market Scenario III-43

Competitive Analysis III-43

Key Players III-43

Research & Development III-46

B. Market Analytics III-47

Table 31: Finnish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 32: Finnish Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 33: Finnish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4b. France III-50

A. Market Analysis III-50

Industry Overview III-50

Market Scenario III-50

B. Market Analytics III-51

Table 34: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 35: French Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 36: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4c. Germany III-54

A. Market Analysis III-54

Market Overview III-54

B. Market Analytics III-55

Table 37: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 38: German Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 39: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4d. Italy III-58

A. Market Analysis III-58

Industry Overview III-58

Table 40: Italian Forest Mix (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Italian Wood Panel Industry Moves Towards Consolidation III-59

Market Scenario III-59

B. Market Analytics III-60

Table 41: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 42: Italian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 43: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4e. The United Kingdom III-63

A. Market Analysis III-63

Industry Overview III-63

UK Plywood Market: An Overview III-63

Market Scenario III-63

Panelboard III-64 Key Players III-64

B. Market Analytics III-66

Table 44: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 45: UK Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 46: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4f. Russia III-69

A. Market Analysis III-69

Industry Overview III-69

Market Scenario III-69

Furniture and Construction Sectors Fuel MDF Production in Russia III-70

B. Market Analytics III-71

Table 47: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 48: Russian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 49: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4g. Spain III-74

A. Market Analysis III-74

Market Scenario III-74

B. Market Analytics III-75

Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 51: Spanish Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 52: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

4h. Sweden III-78

A. Market Analysis III-78

Swedish Forest Products Industry Overview III-78

Market Scenario III-78

Competition III-78

Regulatory Environment III-79

Certification Issue III-79

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget- A key Player III-79

B. Market Analytics III-81

Table 53: Swedish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 54: Swedish Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 55: Swedish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4i. Rest of Europe III-84

A. Market Analysis III-84

Market Scenario III-84

Key Players III-84

Major Markets in Rest of Europe III-85

Poland III-85

Industry Overview III-85

Romania III-85

Industry Overview III-85

Private Ownership - Key to Success III-86

Austria III-86

Austrian Forest Product Industry Overview III-86

Table 56: Austrian Forest Mix (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 57: Austrian Forest Ownership (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

The Netherlands III-87

Industry Overview III-87

Table 58: The Dutch Softwood Forest Mix (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 59: The Dutch Temperate Hardwood Forest Mix (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

B. Market Analytics III-89

Table 60: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 61: Rest of Europe Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Others)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

5. Asia-Pacific III-91

A. Market Analysis III-91

An Introduction to Asia-Pacific Forest Products Industry III-91

Table 62: Asian Forest Resources by Sub-Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Wood Products III-91

Non-Wood Forest Products III-92

Market Overview III-92

Recent Industry Activity III-92

B.Market Analytics III-94

Table 63: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 64: Asia-Pacific Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

5a. Australia III-96

A. Market Analysis III-96

Industry Overview III-96

B. Market Analytics III-97

Table 65: Australian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 66: Australian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 67: Australian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

5b. China III-100

A. Market Analysis III-100

Industry Overview III-100

Overseas Timber Supply Sources - Gaining Prominence Over the Years III-100

Market Scenario III-101

Construction Activity to Bolster Wood Products Demand III-101

Factors Driving Chinese Wood-Panel Industry III-101

B. Market Analytics III-102

Table 68: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 69: Chinese Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 70: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104

5c. India III-105

A. Market Analysis III-105

An Introduction to the Indian Forest Product Industry III-105

Deforestation III-105

Afforestation III-105

Increase in Plantation Activities III-106

Market Scenario III-106

B.Market Analytics III-107

Table 71: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

Table 72: Indian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 73: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

5d. Indonesia III-110

A. Market Analysis III-110

Industry Overview III-110

Overview of Indonesia's Wood Industry III-110

Opportunity in the Offing for US Wood Products III-110

An Insight into Domestic Industry III-110

Plywood - A Thriving Sector III-111

Market Scenario III-111

Indonesia Faces Threat from Chinese Plywood Imports III-111

B. Market Analytics III-112

Table 74: Indonesian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 75: Indonesian Long-Term Projections for Forest Products by Product Segment- Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB,, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113

Table 76: Indonesian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Forest Products by Product Segment - Roundwood (Million Cubic Meters), Wood-based Panels (Fiberboard, Particleboard & OSB, Plywood, and Veneer Sheets)(Million Cubic Meters), and Paper & Paperboard (Million Tons) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

5e. Malaysia III-115

A.Market Analysis III-115

Malaysian Forest Products Industry - An Introduction III-115

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