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December 6, 2017
Canadian lumber exports to US drop in volume, but up in value, due to high prices
The softwood lumber exports from Canada to the US went down since the Trump administration applied new duties earlier this year. Yet, due to the record wood prices the Canadian industry isn't experiencing much from the trade fight. For the moment, is very unlikely for a new softwood lumber agreement to be settled by the end of 2017. Despite this, the higher wood prices and the growing US builders demand is keeping the Canadian producers away from laying off staff, cut production or close down the mills. "If we were not ...
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