FORE426-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Forest Products Marketing and International Trade

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


World forest resources. Patterns of world trade, shipping and policies of international trade. Roles of international institutions in free trade and economic integration. Trade, aid and economic development with special reference to forestry and forest industries.

This course will provide students with an understanding of modern marketing tools required today by the forest products sector to compete internationally, along with an appreciation of international trade flows for forest products.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of international trade commodities and trade flows;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of marketing principles related to forest products;
  • Show the ability to develop future marketing strategies related to international trade of forest products.

Course Coordinator

David Evison


Dr Karen Bayne (Scion) and Mr Andres Katz


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Term 1 Lab Reports - 2.5% each 5%
NZ Company Report 5%
Global Trade Report 5%
Group Presentation 5%
Group Assignment: Wood Flooring Report 15%
Mid-Term Test 15%
Term 2 Lab Reports - 2% each 10%
Marketing Plan 20%
Term 2 Test 20%

Textbooks / Resources

Additional reference material will be placed on reserve in the Library as required. Lecture notes will be provided in class.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,164.00

International fee $5,250.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Forestry .

All FORE426 Occurrences

  • FORE426-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023