B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through boardrooms and mill towns. Companies are suffering from low wood prices while paying high stumpage fees to the British Columbia government for chopping down trees, analysts say. They are also being hurt by U.S. lumber duties and are scrambling to find enough timber to prevent more sawmills from closing down or scaling back production.
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October 17, 2019
BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties
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