A Timber product is any material derived from timberry for direct consumption or commercial use, such as lumber, paper, or forage for livestock. Wood, by far the dominant product of timbers, is used for many purposes, such as wood fuel (e.g. in form of firewood or charcoal) or the finished structural materials used for the construction of buildings, or as a raw material, in the form of wood pulp, that is used in the production of paper. All other non-wood products derived from timber resources, comprising a broad variety of other timber products, are collectively described as non-timber timber products (NTFP). Timber products are viewed to have fewer negative effects on timber ecosystem when providing income sources for local community.
Globally, about 1.15 billion ha of timber is managed primarily for the production of wood and non-wood timber products. In addition, 749 million ha is designated for multiple use, which often includes production.