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    • China Treated Lumber Market Study 

      Cao, Jeff; Braden, Rose; Eastin, Ivan; Morrell, Jeff (7/1/2007)
      As China’s economy has grown and personal income has risen over the past decade, spending on landscaping and public works projects has increased dramatically, and with it China’s demand for treated softwood lumber. New ...
    • Distribution Systems for Value-added Wood Products in China 

      Cao, Jeff; Braden, Rose; Eastin, Ivan (5/1/2006)
      In recent years, China has become a vital market for many US wood exporters. Now the fourth largest export destination for US wood products, exports from the US to China have increased an average of 30 percent per year ...
    • Material Substitution Trends in Residential Construction 1995, 1998 and 2001 

      Garth, John; Eastin, Ivan; Edelson, Jane (4/1/2004)
      Understanding the ways in which residential builders perceive and use softwood lumber and substitute structural materials is essential to the success of any forest products manufacturer. CINTRAFOR completed its first study ...
    • Material Substitution Trends in Residential Construction 1995, 1998, 2001 and 2004 

      Ganguly, Indroneil; Eastin, Ivan (11/1/2007)
      The United States residential construction industry, traditionally the largest end-use market for softwood lumber, has been undergoing a period of change for more than a decade. Builders’ acceptance of substitute materials ...
    • Niche Market Opportunities for Alask an Forest Products in Japan 

      Eastin, Ivan; Roos, Joseph; Tsournos, Peter (1/1/2003)
      Despite the poor economy in Japan, there remain promising niche markets for Alaskan softwood lumber. The unique characteristics of Alaskan softwood species are well suited to the demands of the Japanese market in general ...