Global Forest and Paper Industry: Net Earnings Summary — Three months ended September 30, 2014

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This Net Earnings Summary has been prepared by PwC based on financial statements and other sources issued by the selected companies. Earnings are reported in regional currencies, as noted.

Canada

The Net earnings reported by the major Canadian forest products companies are higher overall than the same period in 2013, however earnings have declined from the second quarter of 2014. In general, the integrated producers, especially those with exposure to the building products markets in the United States, continue to report the strongest earnings with the exception of the strong quarterly results reported by pulp producer Mercer International.

Western Canada

Western Canadian based companies posted net earnings of $169.8 million in the third quarter of 2014, down from net earnings of $180.4 million in the second quarter but up from net earnings of $113.1 million in the third quarter of 2013.

Eastern Canada

Eastern Canadian based companies posted net losses of $131.9 million in the quarter, compared to net losses of $41.0 million in the second quarter of 2014 and net losses of $558.7 million in the third quarter of 2013.

United States

Ten of the largest US-based forest and paper companies reported net earnings of US $2.9 billion for the third quarter of 2014, up from US $1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2014.

Europe

Ten of the largest European based forest and paper companies reported net earnings of € 975.5 million for the third quarter of 2014, up from € 546.1 million in the second quarter of 2014 and € 550.6 million reported in the third quarter of 2013.

Japan

Four of the largest forest and paper companies in Japan posted net earnings of US $318.8 million in the third quarter of 2014.

Emerging Markets

Five of the largest forest and paper companies reported net losses of US $ 197.3 million, down from earnings of $910.5 million in the second quarter of 2014.

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