New Zealand Forestry Market Outlook

Quarterly market outlook report for investors, managers, and others with an interest in New Zealand Forestry

A report to support strategic decision-making and long-term planning.
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The New Zealand Forestry Market Outlook provides market analysis and forecasts for New Zealand radiata pine logs.

This report includes charts and commentary for log markets in New Zealand, China, and Korea, including:
- Economic background and forecasts
- End use market trends
- Demand for logs
- Shipping

10-year forecasts on:
- Domestic and export log supply ·        
- Export prices for Pruned, A, Ks, KI and KIS (pulpwood) log grades, both in export markets and at wharf gate in New Zealand.
Data tables with 20-year projections on:
- Macroeconomic assumptions ·        
- Forest inventory
- Wood flows for domestic and export markets·        
- Export prices by grade
In addition, the report provides 30-year regional wood supply forecasts, with splits by sub region and district, log type (pruned, unpruned, and pulpwood), and destination (domestic, export).

Regions covered are: Northland, Central North Island, East Coast, Hawkes Bay, Southern North Island, Nelson-Marlborough, Canterbury, and Otago-Southland.

Author   
Dr. Andres Katz has over 40 years’ experience in New Zealand forestry, as an economist, analyst, and log export marketer. Andres is the principal of Alphametrik Ltd., a New Zealand based forestry consulting firm. Before forming his own company, he worked for major corporates and a US forestry investment management firm.