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Forestry

BIS Shrapnel provides independent analysis and forecasting of forest product markets in Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Rim, North and South America and Europe.
Key Unit Contact

David Moore
Senior Project Manager
dmoore@bis.com.au

David Moore joined BIS Shrapnel in January 2011 and has worked predominantly on building industry reports, sawn timber market analysis and private client work. Prior to joining BIS Shrapnel, David was Chief Commodity Strategist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, David was Senior Economist, ASX from 2003 to 2007, prior to which David had worked in the Economics Research area of the Commonwealth Bank. David has extensive experience in forecasting at a macro-economic level and across a range of industries, particularly in commodity markets.

Sawn Timber (lumber)

The Sawn Timber in Australia report has been produced on a regular basis since 1985. The next edition of the report will assess both cyclical and long term prospects for sawn timber demand, supply and prices. The report will analyse the Australian demand for sawn timber in detail, building on the economic and building industry forecasts produced by BIS Shrapnel. The report will make use of surveys of end users of timber, including builders, timber merchants and furniture manufacturers.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • David Moore

Wood Panels

The report combines market research and forecasts to provide a strategic analysis of the prospects for Plywood and OSB in the Pacific Rim and Europe. For each region and country the report includes economic forecasts, building industry forecasts, a review of the forest resource, an overview of the industry structure, and five years of historical data and forecasts for production, consumption and trade. Cost of production and prices with forecasts are provided where possible.
These reports combine market research and forecasting to provide a strategic assessment of the prospects for the particleboard and MDF industries over the next five years. The reports are published every two years, and are designed to facilitate strategic decisions about investment, trade, prices and marketing.Particleboard and Medium Density Fibreboard in the Pacific Rim and Europe: 2013 – 2017 is available in two volumes.
The report combines market research and forecasts to provide a strategic analysis of the prospects for OSB and OSL products in the Pacific Rim and Europe. For each region and country the report includes economic forecasts, building industry forecasts, a review of the forest resource, an overview of the industry structure, and five years of historical data and forecasts for production, consumption and trade. Cost of production and prices with forecasts are provided where possible.

Engineered Wood Products

This report combines market research and forecasts to provide a strategic analysis of the prospects for structural engineered wood products in the Pacific Rim and Europe. Products will include laminated veneer lumber (LVL), laminated strand lumber (LSL), cross laminated timber (CLT), I-joists and glue laminated lumber (glulam).

 

 


The report combines market research and forecasts to provide a strategic analysis of the prospects for OSB and OSL products in the Pacific Rim and Europe. For each region and country the report includes economic forecasts, building industry forecasts, a review of the forest resource, an overview of the industry structure, and five years of historical data and forecasts for production, consumption and trade. Cost of production and prices with forecasts are provided where possible.

Paper and Board

The report concentrates on the markets for corrugated containers and folding cartons.

Private Client Work

BIS Shrapnel – Forestry can provide customised research to meet a wide range of forest industry needs, including industry surveys, strategic planning, new product development research, and forecasting models for short term budgeting and long term planning.