International Services

train stationAPA International Marketing Division

The APA International Division has wide-ranging export promotion and market access programs that are supported by industry contributions and leveraged funding from the US Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, and, separately, Natural Resources Canada and Forestry Innovation Investment of British Columbia. The US program is led by Charles Barnes, who is based in the APA Taiwan Office, and includes shared offices in Mexico City, Shanghai and Tokyo, plus consultants in Australia, Korea, and the United Kingdom. The Canadian Program is led by Manager Hiroyuki Moritaka of the APA Canadian OSB Program within the Canada Wood Office in Tokyo.

At right, this train station at a mountain resort in Taiwan uses glulam exported by APA-member Calvert Company.


Charles Barnes, Director, International Marketing
Taipei World Trade Center, Suite 7C-08
No. 5, Hsin-Yi Road, Section 5
Taipei 110 Taiwan, R.O.C.
Phone: (02) 2720-1624
Mobile: (0972) 121-646
E-mail: charlie.barnes@apawood.org

APA Headquarters
Shelly Wiseman
7011 So. 19th St.
Tacoma, WA 98466, USA
Phone: 253 565-7425
Fax: 253 565-7265
E-mail: shelly.wiseman@apawood.org

APA Canadian OSB Japan Office
Hiroyuki Moritaka, Program Manager
Tomoecho Annex-II 9F
3-8-27 Toranomon, Minato-ku
Tokyo 1050001, JAPAN
Phone: 81 3 5401 0537
Mobile: (310) 906-8716
Fax: 81 3 5401 0538
E-mail: moritaka@canadawood.jp
Website: www.osbpanel.org
Japanese Publications: www.osbpanel.org/download.php


APAwood–Europe
apawood-europe.org provides technical information for using North American engineered wood products in Europe.


The following are shared offices with the Softwood Export Council and Southern Forest Products Association. 

American Softwoods - Japan
Tomoko Igarashi, Director
Aios Toranomon 9F
1-6-12 Nishi Shinbashi, Minato-ku
Tokyo, 105-0003, JAPAN
Phone: 011-81-3-3501-2131
Fax: 011-81-3-3501-2138
E-mail: igarashi@americansoftwoods.jp
Website: www.americansoftwoods.jp

American Softwoods - China
Xu Fang, Director
Rm. 805, Tower 3, Wellington Garden, #183 Western Huaihai Road
Shanghai 200030
Phone: 86 21 6448 4401
Fax: 86 21 3226 2978
E-mail: xu_fang@amso-china.org

American Softwoods - Mexico
Fernanda Vale Garcia, Director
American Softwoods Mexico
Sierra Candela #111 Piso 5
Int. 507 y 508 Lomas de Chapultepec
Deleg. Miguel Hidalgo C.P. 11100, Mexico, D.F.
Phone: 011-52-55-2623-1833
Fax: 011-52-55-2623-1834
E-mail: fernanda.vale@softwood.com.mx
Website: www.americansoftwoodsmexico.com