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John North

Economist, International Timber

Fastmarkets RISI

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 Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages from The Citadel and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia.

Presentation

Welcome remarks

8:50
Day 1

Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

Welcome remarks

8:50
Day 2

Thursday, 30 April, 2020

Asian woodchip import outlook

13:30
Day 2

Thursday, 30 April, 2020

Fastmarkets RISI has spent decades analyzing and forecasting pulp production around the world. This presentation will summarize the company's expectations for future demand for woodchip imports in the key Asian markets, based on both pulp production and consumption forecasts and the likely availability of woodchips in the market.