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Demand, Supply and Trade of Forest Products in Asia-Pacific

  • Dali Zhang
  • Joseph Buongiorno
Part of the World Forests book series (WFSE, volume 1)

Abstract

The rapid economic and demographic changes in the Asia-Pacific region during the past twenty years, have led to several studies of the Asia-Pacific forest sector. These have been intended to help government policy makers, forest industrialists and investors understand recent changes and foresee major future trends. This article summarizes some recent studies of the authors and their associates (FAO 1997; Zhang et al. 1997a, 1997b). It analyzes past trends and present forecasts of the future demand, supply and trade of forest products in the Asia-Pacific region.

Keywords

Gross Domestic Product Forest Product Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate Industrial Roundwood World Forest 
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References

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dali Zhang
  • Joseph Buongiorno

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