ResourceWise

ResourceWise provides data, analytics, and consulting services for a robust range of natural-resource-based commodity industries, including forest products, low-carbon feedstocks and fuels, and chemical industries.

Forest with mist at dusk.

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Economic Conditions Remain Unchanged, How Does This Impact the Forest Products Industry?

With economic conditions showing little variation, the forest products industry finds itself at a crucial juncture due to global conflicts and...

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Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI), 2021 to YTD 2023.

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Hardwood Fiber Prices Spike to 10-Year High as 2023 Finishes

Big movements in the global wood fiber market have led to some significant changes over the last three years. Various economic tensions, conflicts...

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Recycled Fiber Contract Prices Outpace Spot Prices: The Limits of Certain Pricing Indices

During the latter half of the year, the prices of recycled fiber in the US Southeast region witnessed a noticeable increase. Within just four months,...

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2023 Pulp and Paper Industry Year in Review

As the pulp and paper industry navigated 2023, it faced a dynamic landscape marked by challenges and opportunities. There was a modest dip in...

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Line graph of southern yellow pine kiln dried prices, 2023 year to date.

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2023 Recap: SYP KD Lumber Prices Fall to 2019 Lows as Economy Slumps

As 2023 finishes out, SYP KD lumber prices have steadily fallen to levels not seen since 2019. With economic factors showing a potential recession on...

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A working lumber yard with processed boards and timber.

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2024 Outlook on Russian Exports in the Lumber Market

Russian exports in the global lumber market have changed substantially as their war against Ukraine continues. With the huge shift in exports from...

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Cepi 2023 event promo.

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Paper & Beyond: Insights on Pulp and Paper Market Developments in 2023

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is set to host its annual event, Paper & Beyond, from November 28 to 29, 2023, in Brussels,...

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Forest cutting site with stacks of sawlogs ready to ship to the sawmill.

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Weak Lumber Markets Drive Global Sawlog Prices Down 10% from 2022

The Global Sawlog Prices Index (GSPI), a benchmark for worldwide wood pricing, has dipped about 10% from its all-time high in 2022. According to...

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Lumber stacked onto pallets ready for transport to sale.

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Canada’s Dwindling Lumber Supply Can't Cover US Demand

The global wood market has seen its share of shifts in recent years. Factors like the pandemic supply chain disruption, Russia’s wood export ban, and...

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ISM Performance Index line graph, 2008 to 2023 Sept.

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Economic Contraction Slows, but Remainder of 2023 Brings Uncertainty

Economic conditions have inched up in several key indicators. But global conflicts and persistent inflation position us on the brink of recessionary...

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Wood chips ready for use at a manufacturing plant.

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With Volatile Global Wood Products Market, How Will Q4 2023 Play Out?

Global wood fiber and related products have experienced ongoing volatility. Economic instability, post-COVID complications, and geopolitical strife...

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Price Changes, Industry Moves and More: Pulp & Paper Q3 2023 Roundup

The pulp and paper industry is a dynamic and ever-evolving sector. Staying informed about price trends, demand patterns, and strategic moves others...

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