Special Studies


Take a closer look at the critical trends affecting your business.

Fastmarkets RISI’s Special Studies offer our most detailed objective analysis and forecasts on critical trends impacting major markets in the forest products industry. Reports include coverage on market history and background, assessment of major players in the industry, supply/demand dynamics, consumption trends and market forecasts. Topics cover various grades in graphic paper, fiber, packaging, wood products and timber markets.

Current Fastmarkets RISI Special Studies include:


Focused on Major Trends

Uncover the core drivers and potential impacts of key trends occurring on global and regional levels. Fastmarkets RISI Special Studies include data tables, charts and expanded commentary on concepts like machine conversion feasibility, impacts of overcapacity in the marketplace, forecasted influence of emerging markets and more:

  • Mill and Market Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Global Expansion
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Research and Development
  • Capital Investments
  • Sales Projections
  • Competitive Analysis

Researched by Industry Experts

Fastmarkets RISI’s global economists have extensive expertise in their areas of focus. Because they work in the regions they serve, they can provide direct, local insight into your markets.

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Enhanced by Fastmarkets RISI Services

Our economists work closely with Fastmarkets RISI analysts who focus on regional market reporting and mill cost analysis. Together they are able to distill the most important and relevant information available within our portfolio of products and global team of experts. When you purchase a special study, you receive insight enhanced by multiple resources including sophisticated databases and intelligence products.

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Built on Fastmarkets RISI Methodologies

Our clear and transparent methodologies have been carefully developed and refined. Understanding the methods and assumptions on which information is based enables you effectively and confidently apply it to your unique business needs.

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Special Studies (36)

Name Region Industry
Lignin: Technology, Applications, and Markets Asia & Australia, Europe, Latin America, North America Pulp
European Pellet Supply and Cost Analysis Europe, North America Bioenergy
Global Tree Farm Economics Review 2017 Africa, Asia & Australia, Europe, Latin America, North America Timber, Timber Forestry & Environment
Eucalyptus Sawlog Market Outlook Africa, Asia & Australia, Asia Pacific, Latin America Timber, Wood Products
China Pulp and Paper Factbook Asia Pacific Graphic Papers, Packaging Paper & Board, Pulp, Recovered Paper
World Boxboard Study: Americas Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Packaging Paper & Board
OCC/UKP Market Analysis and Outlook 2015 Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Packaging Paper & Board
China Timber Supply Outlook Asia Pacific Timber
Developments in the China Pulp Market: Comprehensive Analysis and Outlook Asia Pacific Pulp
Exploding Chinese Tissue Business - Opportunities and Challenges Asia Pacific Tissue
Global Outlook for Cut Size Uncoated Freesheet Paper Markets Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Graphic Papers
Pine Plantation Investments for Resin and Timber Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Chemicals, Timber, Timber Forestry & Environment, Timberland Owners
Southeast Asia: Regional Timber Supply and Market Outlook Asia Pacific Timber
U.S. Southern Pulpwood Study North America Timber
The Chinese Graphic Paper Market: Recent Trends and Future Prospects under Changing Circumstances Asia Pacific Graphic Papers
The Outlook for North American Offshore Softwood Plywood Imports Asia Pacific, Latin America, North America Panels
North American Containerboard Conversion Study North America Graphic Papers, Packaging Paper & Board
World Sawlog Study 2014 Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Timber
European Containerboard Machine Conversion Study Europe Graphic Papers, Packaging Paper & Board
Latin American Plantation Forests: Outlook for Timber Supply and Markets Latin America Timber
NANOCELLULOSE: Technology, Applications and Markets Europe, North America Nonwovens, Pulp
OSB Capacity Expansion and the Development of US Pellet Exports - Impacts on Woodfiber Supply North America Bioenergy, Panels
World Sack Kraft and Wrapping Paper Study Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Packaging Paper & Board
Global BHK Pulp Mill Risk Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Pulp
Global Woodfree Risk of Closure Asia Pacific, Europe, North America Graphic Papers
Outlook for Russian Paper Packaging Markets East Europe Packaging Paper & Board
Outlook for Wood-Based Biofuels Europe, North America Bioenergy, Timber
Specialty Food Service Papers North America Packaging Paper & Board
China Boxboard Study: The Nation's Rise on the Global Stage 2014 Asia Pacific Packaging Paper & Board
Nonwovens Innovation and Technology Review 2013 Asia Pacific, Europe, North America Nonwovens
India's Forest Products Industry Outlook 2013 Asia Pacific Pulp & Paper, Timber, Tissue, Wood Products
Global Timberland Ownership and Investment Database Africa, Asia & Australia, Asia Pacific, East Europe, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, West Europe Timber, Timber Forestry & Environment, Timberland Owners, Wood Investment
International Pulpwood Trade Review
Outlook for Global Recovered Paper Markets
Canada Pulp Mill Risk of Closure Study
Global Pellet Demand Outlook
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