Timber marketing in a revitalised North Queensland forest industry: overview of major issues

Harrison, S.R., Herbohn, J.L., Killin, D., Suh, J., and Smorfitt, D.B. (2004) Timber marketing in a revitalised North Queensland forest industry: overview of major issues. In: Proceedings of Marketing of farm-grown timber in tropical North Queensland, pp. 1-7. From: Marketing of farm-grown timber in tropical North Queensland, 18 June 2003, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

As the harvest of timber from native forests has contracted in north Queensland, the traditional supply chain from forest to final consumer has to a large extent broken down. As a result, landholders and non-farmer investors cannot assume that timber markets will automatically exist when they have trees ready for harvest A wide variety of research has been carried out that is relevant to timber marketing in north Queensland. Surveys of timber millers, cabinet~makers and their staff, and purchasers of timber products, as well as financial modeling of timber milling, have been used to derive information about timber markets in north Queensland. Research has been undertaken on supply chain and market analysis, attitudes of timber processors and final consumers, institutional arrangements for market facilitation and market development.

Item ID: 7665
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: forest industry; North Queensland; timber marketing
ISBN: 978-0-86443-716-7
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2010 04:28
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1505 Marketing > 150599 Marketing not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 82 PLANT PRODUCTION AND PLANT PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8299 Other Plant Production and Plant Primary Products > 829999 Plant Production and Plant Primary Products not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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