20-24th November 2023

Finnish Wood Construction Delegation visited Chile 20-24th NOV 2023

The delegation visit was organized in cooperation with the CENAMAD, Chilean Centre for Innovation in Wood Construction at Catolica University and Niina Fu Consulting.The aim of the trip was to promote the exports of the Finnish wood construction cluster in Latin America.

Niina Fu Ltd conducted a market analyses about the opportunities of wood construction in Latin America. The conclusion of the study was that, the main barrier to wood construction is a lack of experience and expertese.

The main message of the study is clear: expert partners are needed in the region.

The visit will culminate to an event to which the entire Chilean wood construction cluster will be invited:


The delegation met with Chile’s leading construction companies, contractors, investors, representatives of architectural companies, wood product distributors and other industry players. Visits to local production units and timber construction sites will also be undertaken.

The long-term objective is to open markets for Finnish companies and to make the countries as a strategic partner for the Latin American wood construction industry.