Links

The following are links to organizations who provide useful information on wood products, international trade, and employment and production data.

  • APA - The Engineered Wood Association - A non-profit trade association representing manufacturers of plywood, oriented strand board, structural composite panels, glulam, and wood I-joists.
  • ATHENA Sustainable Materials Institute - A non-profit organization that researches the environmental impact of buildings and building products.
  • CEI-BOIS - European confederation of woodworking industries.
  • COFI - Council of Forest Industries, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
  • EPF - European Panel Federation.
  • European Forest Institute - Data on European timber production and policy information.
  • Evergreen Building Products Association - A non-profit membership organization interested in promoting US housing, building products, and related services to world export markets.
  • Export Hotline - Contains thousands of research reports, a trade library, and market information on 80 countries.
  • FAOSTAT Statistics Database - International statistics on production and trade of forest products.
  • The Foreign Agricultural Service - U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Forestry @ Chile - Forest industry overview, Chile's major forestry companies, and associations.
  • Forest Finland - A gateway to Finnish forests and forest sector, articles and a wide variety of forest industry information by the Finnish Forest Association
  • Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI - Downloadable reports, links to industry associations, and upcoming events.
  • Forestweb - Includes daily forest products sector news, company information, and a wide variety of forest industry information.
  • International WOOD MARKETS Group Inc - Includes RE Taylor & Associates Ltd. and International Wood Markets Research Inc. Provides research, analysis and strategic planning to the international wood products community.
  • New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Forest Gate - Provides direct access to information on the Ministry's forestry activities, and includes information on forest growing, wood processing, forestry statistics and publications.
  • Open Market Alliance is a national network of organizations and individuals that supports the rights of producers to sell their products into markets of their choosing.
  • Political Economy Research Center - Research and policy analysis relating to land use issues.
  • Quebec Wood Export Bureau - A non-profit promotional and technical organization established to stimulate the export of Quebec value-added wood products to overseas markets.
  • RISI - Offers an array of news, price reporting, marketing data, forecasting and mill intelligence products for all sectors of the forest products industry around the world.
  • Softwood Export Council - Industry Organization that promotes expansion of export markets for primary and secondary softwood products manufactured in the United States.
  • Stat-USA - Source for market reports on specific countries and products, not limited to forest products.
  • Strategis - Excellent site by Industry Canada with data on Canadian and U.S. imports and exports.
  • TIMBER Web - the World Timber & Forest Product Market online.
  • U.S. International Trade, Foreign Trade Division of the Census Bureau - Product data by SIC and Harmonized code
  • U.S. International Trade Commission - Interactive tariff and trade data.
  • Washington State China Relations Council - A private non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting stronger commercial, educational and cultural relations between the state of Washington and the People's Republic of China.
  • Window to Russia's Forest Industry and Ecology - A Russian Forest Industry consultant service.
  • Woodweb: Woods of the World - Information about physical properties, appearance, and trade distribution by species.