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6.2: Investment in the forest sector

Stumpage Paid

“Amount of government revenue directed into the local economy as a result of stumpage payments” Morice and Lakes Integrated Forest Practices Agreement (2003)

Ratio of stumpage charge to wood product prices

“Prices charged for resources should reflect a fair return to the public, the extent of benefits received the need to encourage efficient resource use, and the cost of protection, renewal, restoration, and rehabilitation. Prices charged for resources should reflect a fair return to the public, the extent of benefits received the need to ...

Investment as percent of GDP

“The trend in investment as a percent of GDP… reflects the portion of the total output of our economic system that is devoted to building new productive capacity.” US Interagency Working Group (2001