Design and Construction Trade Missions and Trade Shows

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U.S. Lumber Trade Mission to China – November 12-16th, 2018

U.S. lumber exporters are invited to join this results-oriented trade mission that connects US suppliers with Chinese buyers. Companies will participate in small group meetings, roundtable discussions with buyers, wholesale yard visits, and receptions with importers and manufacturers.

Participants will come away from this mission with pre-qualified business contacts and an improved understanding about the current market for U.S. softwood lumber.

Since 2009, the US-China Build Program activities have helped facilitate the sale of $477 million in reported US exports.

Companies consistently report a number of short term sales and long term customers as a result of contacts made during the mission.

Tianjin, Qingdao, and Taicang/Shanghai are the top three leading port districts for softwood lumber imports and home to a large number of importers, manufacturers, and whole-sale centers.

Reception with Importers & Wholesalers
Evening receptions in the three cities welcome Chinese attendees and provide a relaxed atmosphere for mission participants to meet with local importers.

Mission Dues for EBPA Members: $1400
Mission Dues for Non-EBPA members: $1900
Mission includes one company representative.

Dues for each additional traveler are $200 to cover the additional cost of transportation and receptions
EBPA Members—One additional traveler included with registration.

*The dues fee includes hotel reservations, receptions, in-country travel arrangements, and transportation to/from meetings and tours.

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2018

This trip is coordinated by the Evergreen Building Products with support from the Southern Forest Products Association, the Softwood Export Council, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rose Braden, Evergreen Building Products Association at 503-481- 5862 or email rbraden@ep.org


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