EBPA Members have access to a wide array of international trade promotion programs and activities to aid in the marketing of building materials products and construction services to strategic export markets.  Trade missions, trade shows and foreign language directories and newspapers are just a few of the opportunities available to US building products manufacturers and exporters through EBPA.

For more information about upcoming events see the web links below or contact EBPA at (253) 396-0131, or e-mail evgreen@ep.org.



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Fall 2018 US-China Build Lumber Mission to China: Tianjin, Qingdao & Taicang

11/12/2018 - 11/16/2018 -Tianjin, Taicang & Qingdao
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
EBPA Members—One additional traveler included with registration
Registration Deadline: 09/07/2018

US 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 US softwood lumber.

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 wholesale 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.

Event Detail : 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.
2018 China Fall Lumber Mission Flyer.pdf