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Canada launches investigations into plywood from China

The complaint alleges Canadian industry is facing an increase in the volume of the dumped and subsidized imports   [...]

Sawmills in Sweden taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic

The Swedish sawmills are advancing their positions on the global lumber market during the ongoing pandemic.     [...]

Canfor continues expansion in Europe: subsidiary makes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor Corporation reported that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills in [...]

China says pests found in Canadian exports of logs, asks for investigation

    China's foreign ministry has asked Canada to investigate pests found in shipments of logs, spokesman [...]

US softwood lumber prices stabilize; inventories weak

After a wild ride down then up over the past few months, most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices [...]

Hardwood industry to propose COVID-19 relief policies to U.S. Senate

  The Hardwood Federation has proposed several policies to the U.S. Senate regarding hardwood workers and companies hurt [...]

Canada’s forestry industry is struggling in 2020

Under the challenge of US timber tariffs, the new coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly worsen the Canadian forestry industry's situation [...]

Canceled and postponed forest industry events in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

BC delays increase to log export restrictions in COVID-19 crisis

The B.C. government has delayed coastal log export reforms for a second time to deal with an industry slump [...]

US says plywood imports from Vietnam may circumvent duties on Chinese goods

The United States on Wednesday said it would examine whether hardwood plywood imports completed in Vietnam using Chinese components are [...]