UNECE Timber Committee Forecasts that Wood and Paper Products’ Markets will Continue to Grow – and Grow Greener - in 2011 and 2012 | WWF

UNECE Timber Committee Forecasts that Wood and Paper Products’ Markets will Continue to Grow – and Grow Greener - in 2011 and 2012



Posted on 20 October 2011
From UNECE Press Releases: Experts forecast a continuing upturn in wood and paper products markets (consumption, production and trade) in 2011 and 2012 for the UNECE region, with an increase in overall consumption of 0.8% in 2011 and 1.1% in 2012. Production in the same years is forecast to rise by 1.5% and 1.7% respectively. In terms of trade, exports are forecast to increase by 1.5% and 2.2%, with imports expected to fall slightly (-0.5%) in 2011 before rising by 0.7% in 2012. The forecasts were prepared during the annual Market Discussions of the joint UNECE Timber Committee and FAO European Forestry Commission on 12-13 October 2011 in Antalya, Turkey.
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