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New Working Papers Released 2012.

Our Mission

The Center for International Trade in Forest Products, CINTRAFOR, is one of three applied research centers within the University of Washington's School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

CINTRAFOR helps forest products exports by:

  • Collecting & distributing information on rapidly changing foreign markets, including consumption trends, distribution channels, trading systems, codes/standards & the regulatory environment.
  • Applying research findings to technical, environmental, economic, social & resource management problems that impede exports of specific products
  • Training forest products professionals by providing funding for graduate level research on the international trade of forest products.