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.

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Citycape view of Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, with a view of a lumber mill.

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Canadian Lumber Market Shrinking, Could Europe Fill the Gap?

Major downsizing in British Columbia has left a sizeable gap within the North American lumber market. Over the long-term, this could yield strategic...

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A Finnish spruce forest is cut and harvested for lumber with a pile of roundwood lying on the ground.

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Finland Forestry: Falling Market, Russian Ban Change Up Industry

In the most recent forecast update, Finland’s National Resource Institute forecasts a decline in the forest products industry. Much like other areas...

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US $100 bill with a decreasing line graph cutting across it indicating the start of a recession.

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The Verdict’s Out: We’re in the Starting Phase of a Recession

Ongoing debate continues among economists as to whether we’re actually seeing a “true” recession. Some analysts split hairs as to how we define a...

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Maine Acadia Park forest and water.

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Northeast US Forestry Update: Maine Feels the Squeeze of Market Dip

Like many forestry businesses across the US, those in Maine and the northeast are feeling the strain of a market downturn. Several factors have...

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A forestry worker assesses a forest stand.

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Forestry News and Trends Through Q2 2023

2023 is already halfway over; can you believe it? Over the past six months, we’ve seen some critical developments in the forestry industry. We've...

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A For Sale - Price Reduced sign in front of a home showing that the housing market may be slowing down.

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Inflation, Recession Fears Slow US Housing and Manufacturing

As inflation continues to dog the economy, industries surrounding the forestry market are feeling the pinch. Further speculation about more rate...

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Roll of paper being processed in a paper mill.

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State of the Industry – Key Issues and Trends in Today’s Pulp, Paper and Tissue Industry

TAPPICon 2023 was held earlier this year in Atlanta, Georgia from April 22-26. This year, Fisher International’s Nancy Hasson, Director of Business...

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Are Pulp and Paper Producers Missing the Profitable Opportunities CTO Has to Offer?

Crude tall oil (CTO) is a by-product derived from the pulp and paper industry’s black liquor/tall oil soap during kraft pulp production, composed of...

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Let's Review: Pulp & Paper Opportunities in the Biofuels Sector and an Outlook on China's Market

The 18th annual International Pulp Week event hosted by Pulp and Paper Products Council (PPPC) will take place from June 4-6, 2023, in Vancouver,...

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The Future of Pulp and Paper Investments in the PNW

What do recent pulp and paper investments in the PNW tell us about the region’s future?

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SYP KD lumber, weighted MBF lumber price line graph, 2019 to April 2023.

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Record Share of Lumber Production Now in US South

For years, the US South has continued gaining market share of North American lumber production. That production has now hit record highs across a sea...

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Log price index for Australia and New Zealand juxtaposed with prices, January 2017 to December 2022.

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Australia and New Zealand Wood Exports Shaky with Ups and Downs

Much like the rest of the global market, Australia New Zealand wood markets have seen their share of ups and down over the past year. This is...

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