First in a series of two workshops to present and discuss issues related to a sustainable
forest and related industries’ sector, which will cover aspects from strengthening domestic
production and rural livelihoods through collective tenure reform to sustainable international trade.
This workshop provides an overview of China’s domestic production of wood products and its
relation with the global market. Proceedings shall include examples and policy recommendations for
how governments (producer and consumer) and industry can use trade to advance sustainable and
pro-poor forest trade.