2017 Forest Sector Mission to Asia

B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson led a delegation of more than 30 senior executives from B.C. to China and Japan from Nov. 12 to 17, 2017.

CEPT University Workshops

Several design workshops were recently completed using B.C. wood at India's Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University located in Ahmedabad, Gujurat State.

Wood Innovates BC

Wood Innovates BC profiles the latest B.C. expertise, wood design resources, events and workshops to encourage exchange on technological developments, research, building and manufacturing efficiencies and innovations.

FII Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of our 2,000+ high-quality professional photographs at no charge.

Brock Commons Tallwood House

UBC's 18-storey tall wood building was recently completed. The building, a new student residence, was finished in the fall of 2017 and houses approximately 400 students. 

About Us

Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) is the B.C. Government's market development agency for forest products. We work to strengthen and diversify international markets for B.C. forest products.

B.C. Forests & Markets

Forestry in British Columbia is big business. The forest sector is responsible for 36% of B.C.’s total exports ($13.9 billion). Forestry related activities directly support over 7,000 businesses and employ nearly 60,000 people.

Research

We publish trends, data and other research to assist the B.C. forest industry in being more competitive.

Investment and Funding

FII supports third-party programs that meet strategic priorities identified through consultation with industry and through independent research into trends and opportunities in global markets.

Available Tools

We have developed a variety of research, video footage, case studies, factsheets and imagery for use by B.C. forest companies and associations to assist with marketing efforts at all levels.

Spotlight News

Forestry Trade Mission in Japan highlights growth opportunities
17 November 2017
A visit to Doggy’s Island Resort and Villa in Yachimata highlighted the growth...
China’s focus on green building opens opportunities for B.C. wood products
15 November 2017
British Columbia’s largest-ever forestry trade mission to Asia has focused on...