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John North

International Timber Economist


John North joined Fastmarkets RISI in July of 2017 as an economist covering the international timber markets. Prior to Fastmarkets RISI, he spent 6 years on active duty as an officer in the US Marine Corps, serving primarily in the Middle East and West Africa. Afterwards, he held a civilian role with the United Nations in Cote d’Ivoire before returning to graduate school in the US. John holds a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia. 


Global Pulpwood & Woodchip Overview

Day One 2019

Thursday, 23 May, 2019

  • Understanding the potential demand from biomass producers in the region
  • How Asian demand will dictate global production
  • Clarifying the future appetite for woodchips in paper and pulp production
  • Identifying the next growth markets across Asia


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