At a Glance – Paid/Membership Sources

The following data sources are currently available to you through payment or membership (click to jump to each topic):

Resources at a Glance (requires payment and/or membership)

Commodity forecasts on lumber, panels, etc.  
All excellent full-service programmes for forest product statistics, analysis, and forecasts. Include reports, and conference and consulting information.
Market commentary  
Sector reports, market letters, market conferences, tours of China/Russia, and consulting.
Trade data
The best single source of detailed trade data (10-digit HS Codes) to be found.
  • Statistics Canada (Canada; Contact Ottawa office)
Not web-based. Custom data runs and reports.
Socio-economic data
Very comprehensive
Includes detail on housing starts. Inexpensive and worthwhile.
Production and prices
Best source of lumber and wood-based panel pricing. Informative news articles.
Excellent source for statistical reports for wood production and shipments in the western U.S. Sells individual reports.
As with WWPA, for southern U.S.
  • APA (includes forecasts)
Excellent source for product reports.
News and trends
One of the most comprehensive information subscription services of its kind.
Focus on logs, pulpwood, and fibre (biomass).
Excellent resource for description. Market segment in detail. Expansive.
Both excellent, reasonably priced news journals on the Japanese wood products industry.