Office of Research

Center for International Trade in Forest Products (CINTRAFOR)


The center for International Trade in Forest Products, CINTRAFOR, is one of three applied research centers within the University of Washington's School of Forest Resources.
CINTRAFOR helps forest products exporters by:

Collecting & distributing information on rapidly changing foreign markets, including consumption trends, distribution channels, trading systems, codes/standards & the regulatory environment.

Applying research findings to technical, environmental, economic, social & resource management problems that impede exports of specific wood products.

Maintain the CINTRAFOR Global Trade Model.

Support international trade missions in conjunction with industry associations.

Training forest products professionals by providing funding for graduate level research on the international trade of forest products.

Funding Information:

State of Washington 2009-2011.
Federal 2010-2011.
USDA International Science and Education (ISE) 2009-2011.
USDA NRI 2010-2012.
Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2010-2011.
BIA 2010-2011.

Reporting Structure:

Tom Hinckley, Director, School of Forest Resources

Related UW Entities:

Foster School of Business,
College of the Built Environment

Center Details

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Director: Eastin, Ivan
Location: 123 Anderson
Year Started: 1984
Administrator / Program Manager: Burnett, Clara
Administering College/School: College of the Environment 
P.I. Home Department: School of Forest Resources 
Faculty Involvement: 2 faculty, 2 research staff, and 1 post doc