Market studies

Wood product manufacturers in emerging countries have a growing need for frequent and accurate market information. Electronic marketplaces allow matchmaking between buyers and sellers in the more advanced markets. Global marketing outreach is possible through the internet trade platforms even for relatively small firms. The demand for prompt physical delivery and adherence to stricter quality requirements remain in force, and, in fact, such conditions keep intensifying in order to lower the working capital tied into product stocks.

The following market studies underline the changing needs in wood products marketing in different product segments and regions.

  • Wooden Craft Development in Kim Bong Village, Vietnam 
  • International Wooden Furniture Markets: A review 
  • Raising the standards: Monitoring the technical and environmental standards of tropical timber products in international markets. 2011. ITTO Technical Series #39
  • Fulfilling market entry requirements in quality and safety 

    last updated:  Thursday, October 27, 2011