The U.S. exported $33.5 billion forest products in 2020 according to the United States International Trade Commission. U.S. forestry products play a significant role in the global forestry market which include hardwoods, softwoods, lumber, pellets, pulp, paper products, etc. The Wisconsin Forestry Center, WI DATCP, WI DNR, SBDC, and UW Extension are offering a 2-part virtual seminar series designed for the forestry industry. The seminar will include market updates, international trade policy and potential impacts, trends, as well as export fundamentals.
Where We Are At: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
In this training, we'll cover the current and short-term international markets for hardwoods, softwoods, and pulp as well as take a deep dive into the Chinese market.
Where We Are Going: Friday, March 11, 2022
In part 2 of our series, we'll explore potential future markets, what their demand may be, what it could mean for log buying, and the nuts and bolts of entering new markets.