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August 2011

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In This Issue
Timberland Poll Results
F2M Launches Recovered FIber Practice
Housing Update--July 2011
Port of Coos Bay
How High Will Pulp Prices Go?
The Last Decade...US South Forest Products
Economic Outlook Podcast

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Top 3 Stories from the July Issue




A few weeks ago, I posed the question, what is timberland worth?  I spoke about my experience on a recent beach vacation and the depression in rental property prices and my view that it seemed like prices had returned to ...  


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Forest2Market Launches Recovered Fiber PracticeMarket2Mill Logo


Forest2Market has launched Market2Mill, a suite of services for the recovered fiber industry. Initial offerings include monthly price reports and quarterly cost benchmarks. Market2Mill is the first transaction-based market ...  

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By Pete Stewart 


Since our recent launch of Market2Mill, F2M's new recycled fiber product, I have been repeatedly asked how Forest2Market is able to launch its many products with overwhelmingly positive response. The answer is this: it takes a combination of knowledge and ...  

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Barbara Wright Hudson has joined Forest2Market. In her new role, Hudson will lead the company's recovered fiber practice. She will be responsible for driving sales of Market2Mill, the company's suite of services for buyers and ...

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Housing Update--July 2011

By Suz-Anne Kinney

While home sales declined slightly in June, residential construction improved. June starts increased 14.6 percent to 629,000, a year over year jump of 16.7 percent (Table 1). Permits were at the seasonally adjusted annual rate of 624,000, 2.5 percent above May's revised level ...  


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Port of Coos Bay Humming with Log Exports

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By Gordon Culbertson


On July 15, 2011 Ocean Terminals in Coos Bay was busy gathering logs pending the arrival of the log carrier Cape Moreton. It is the most recent of about a dozen vessels loaded so far in 2011, the most active ...  

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By Sam Houston


Pulp prices have rebounded significantly over the last 24 months. From June of 2009 through June of 2011, ForestWeb's North American Pulp Index jumped almost 65%, obviously outpacing other pricing gains in the US economy (most notably, gasoline which has increased a paltry 49% over the same time frame). During the first week of July, ...


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By Daniel Stuber


A decade.  Well, close to a decade.  Nine years.  That's how long I have been with Forest2Market.  I started in April 2002, just 7 months after September 11 in the midst of the depressed dotcom-bust economy that followed.  And here ... Continue reading...»


Please join host, Angelique Mitchell and guest, Suz-Anne Kinney, for the June 2011 Economic Outlook podcast as we discuss highlights from the June 2011 Economic Outlook publication. You can now listen to and subscribe to our podcast through the following channels: Your computer ... Continue reading →...»


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