735179 Markets of wood and renewable resources

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Braun, Martin
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Selected products, such as composites of wood and and other natural and synthetic polymers (wood plastic composites), hemp, flax, sugar, starch, straw, miscanthus, rapeseed or sunflowers.

* Material/product description and applications
* Market regulations (domestic/EU markets)
* Foreign trade regulations
* Supply: domestic, import
* Demand: domestic, export
* Competitive situation, distribution channels, marketing, ...
* Specific aspects, like transport, storage, WTO, procurement problems ...
* Future trends

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

To impart an overview over sizes, structures and mechanisms of wood(-product) markets as well as markets of other renewable rawmaterials.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.