Forest products short-term forecasts

Near-term economic outlooks for the pulp, paper and wood products markets

Get ahead of market trends, risks and opportunities when you subscribe to our short-term forecasts. Our analysts bring together Fastmarkets’ trusted price data and their expertise in macroeconomic analysis to give you clear projections and scenarios on a one-to-two-year time horizon. Learn more about our transparent forecasting methodology.

Our forecasts are designed to help you get a deeper understanding of the future of your market, so that you can stand behind your price, supply and demand projections with confidence. That’s why each forecast comes with expert commentary on the impact of macroeconomic forces on supply and demand, the impact of supply and demand on price and inventory levels, as well as regularly updated price projections and many more market insights.
Buyers and sellers of forest products use our price data to:

  • Build more resilient supply chains
  • Adapt to disruptions
  • Understand the market context behind the data
  • Build more accurate, easier-to-defend budgets
  • Consider the hidden factors affecting partners and suppliers
  • Execute a more agile risk and production strategy
Our short-term forecasts cover the following markets at the global and regional levels:

  • Timber and bioenergy
  • Wood products
  • Pulp
  • Recovered paper
  • Graphic paper
  • Paper packaging
  • Tissue
  • Nonwovens

News, forecasts, mill intelligence and price reporting for 3,500+ grades to keep you ahead of the competition

Latest news and analysis

Brazilian printing and writing paper demand has been suffering with the rise of the shift-to-digital trend, along with the retail crisis and increased competition. Fastmarkets economist, Rafael Barisauskas, explains the upside and downside risks ahead for this market

Both German sorted mixed papers and board and German corrugated paper and board saw an uptick in prices

The linerboarprice drops are a result of discount deals emerging in the North American linerboard market

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