Assistance is provided for forest, wood products, and related business development.  In addition, trade development activities are carried out to increase markets for South Carolina wood products.

The Forest Products Mill Directory and Maps show detailed lists and locations for all wood and paper-related manufacturing operations in the state.

Forest Resource Development Conference - (October 28, 2009)

Other Services and Resources

  • Wood Product business location or expansion assistance.
  • International Trade information and assistance.
  • Forest Inventory Analysis Reports, statewide and customized.
  • Timber Products Output Reports.
  • Sources of supply.

Media Resources

Core Forest Statistics for South Carolina

South Carolina Forestry's 2015 Project

Online Job Shadowing

Forester - (opens in a new window) Video module of a forester.

Forester - (opens in a new window) Youtube summary of forester online job shadow.


20x15 Forestry Summit

Economic Impact Analysis of SC's Forestry Sector, 2015


Kodama: Forestry - A Growing Industry

Hughes: Economic Contribution of Forestry

Lupold: Analysis of Forest Resource Trends

Danskin: Assessment After 2014 Ice Storm

Vitner: US Economic Outlook

Arias: SC Forest Products Marketing Update

Layton: Helping to Create Market Demand



Speaker Bios

Forestry's Impact

State of SC's Forests

2014 Ice Storm Damage Report


Forest Resource

Value of SC's Timber, 2021 (pdf)

Forests of South Carolina, 2021 (pdf)

SC Timber Product Output and Use, 2017 (pdf)

Forests of South Carolina, 2018 (pdf)

Forests of South Carolina, 2017 (pdf)

Forests of South Carolina, 2016 (At A Glance) (USFS report,pdf)

Forests of South Carolina, 2016 (Full Report) (USFS report,pdf)

Assessing the Potential For Biomass Energy Development in South Carolina, 2009 ( pdf opens in a new window)


Economic Impact

Forestry's Economic Impact: By The Numbers Forestry Facts & Figures 2018-19

Economic Impact Analysis of SC's Forestry Sector, 2017 (pdf)


SC Forest Products Industry Exports Report, 2020

SC Forest Products Industry Exports Report, 2019

Forest Products Market Profile: Mexico (pdf)

SC Forest Products Exports Report, 2018

U.S. Southern Region Forest Products Export Report, 2017 (pdf)

SC Forest Products Exports Fact Sheet, 2016 (pdf)

SC Forest Products Exports Review, 2015 (pdf)

Forest Products Market Profile: India (pdf)

Forest Products Market Profile: Costa Rica (pdf)

Economic Impact Of SC's Forest Products Export Cluster (pdf)


Useful Links

Timber Supply Analysis Tool

Forest Inventory and Anaylsis Factsheets

Timber Product Output Tool



Contact Tim Adams for more information on forest and wood product development or write to:

South Carolina Forestry Commission
P.O. Box 21707
Columbia, SC 29221
Fax: 803-798-8097


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