This project is a follow up to ITTO PD 480/07 Rev.2 (M)：”Demand and Supply of Tropical Wood Products in China towards 2020”.With the rapid development of economy and urbanization, China’s demand for wood products is increasing dramatically and its potential is great in future. Meanwhile, along with the progress of integrative global economy, Chinese wood products market has become an important part of international wood products market. At present, China is in a critically transitional period, for forest sector, it is experiencing a historic shift from a focus on timber production to ecological improvement. Think international, illegal logging has come into the spotlight of global forest policy, some environmental policy have profound impacts on China’s exports of manufactured wood products. Therefore, it is of great significance to analyze and forecast the trends of Chinese wood product markets and their dependence on international trade of tropical timber in future. The project aims to give a whole picture of the direction of Chinese tropical wood market through capacity building of researchers, in-depth investigations on traders and processors of tropical wood products, strategic policy analysis of long term demand for wood, consumers’’ preference and taste shift, and dissemination of market information. This project aims to provide reliable information on China’s tropical forest products markets which could be used as reference either by tropical log exporting countries in making market strategies or by domestic related authorities in making policy decisions, so as to promote close cooperation between ITTO producers and consumers and contribute to sustainable development of the global tropical wood product market.