EconSearch Completed Project

Project: Economic Impact of Hardwood Chip Exports from the Port of Portland on the Green Triangle and Australian Economies

Client: Port of Portland Pty Ltd

Summary: Indicators are provided of the impact of the growth in hardwood chip exports from the Port of Portland on the Green Triangle and Australian economies. Specifically, the task involved (for a low and high growth scenario) the preparation of direct and indirect impacts of growth in hardwood chip exports in terms of contribution to gross regional product and gross domestic product and direct and indirect impacts of growth in hardwood chip exports in terms of employment at the regional and national levels.