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Reactions to US decision to double Canadian softwood lumber tariffs

As the U.S. Department of Commerce today issued its final determination in the second administrative review of softwood lumber [...]

US moves to double Canadian softwood lumber tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce released its final determination for the Second Administrative Review (AR2) in the antidumping duty [...]

Interfor to buy lumber producer Eacom Timber for $490-million

Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America with its [...]

Lumber prices jump as storm blocks British Columbia’s roads and rail

Washed out roads and blocked rail tracks in Canada’s westernmost province are fueling a lumber price rally as key [...]

Q3 profits collapse for North American lumber giants

The combined net profits of the five largest publicly traded North American lumber producers (Canfor in British Columbia; Interfor in [...]

Lumber exports from Europe to the United States rise sharply in Jan.-Sep. 2021

    US imports of lumber from Europe in the first nine months of the year have increased [...]

Swedish sawmill group Vida plans to limit lumber production

The Swedish sawmill group Vida, which is majority owned by the Canadian Canfor since 2018, plans to reduce lumber production [...]

Congested Chinese ports put high pressure on log exports

The cost of shipping wood to China has almost trippled since January — the result of Covid, increased fuel prices and [...]

COP26 concludes: What significance has the result for worldwide forests?

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in Glasgow, Scotland, from November 1st to 12th. However, the final [...]