Funded Research Projects: SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Emerging forest products markets: An analysis of Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia

Research Sponsored By: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Principal Investigator: Joseph Roos
Project Description
Project goal is to research the possible niche markets for Alaskan forest products in the emerging forest products markets of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam. Objectives are to determine: 1) What species are being used in these emerging markets? 2) What are the potential niche markets for Alaska forest products in these emerging markets? and 3) What niche marketing strategy could be used by Alaskan mills in these markets?