After World War two, the United States became integrates into the world forest economy however the complexity of their trade agreements introduced several issues which needed to be addressed by world forestry policy. Originally published in 1981, this study delves into important issues related to forest resources and trade such as the future role of the United States in the world forest economy, trade restriction and U.S log exports. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies and Economics.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; I ntroduction and Summary; Part 1. The Future U.S. Role in World Forest Resource trade; 1. World Forest Plantations- What are the Implications for U.S Forest Products Trade? 2. U.S Export and Imports of Some Major Forest Products: The Next Fifty Years; Part 2. The Effect of Restrictions upon U.S. Forest Products Trade; 3. U.S. Canadian Lumber Trade: The Effect of Restrictions 4. U.S. Forest Products Trade and the Multilateral Trade Negotiations Part 3- The Economic Effects of Log Export Restrictions 5. Welfare Economics and the Log Export Policy Issue 6. U.S- Japanese Log Trade: Effect of a Ban 7. Log Export Restrictions: Causes and Consequences; Appendix A: Workshop Agenda; Appendix B: List of Participants.