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US appeals to WTO ruling on Canadian lumber subsidies

The United States said Monday it had appealed a World Trade Organization ruling that favoured Canada in a longstanding battle [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices increase by smaller amounts as demand slows

The unprecedented increases in North America construction framing softwood lumber prices seen so far during 2020 slowed somewhat last week [...]

Canada to keep fighting U.S. on softwood lumber, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed last week to keep up the fight against the never-ending effort in the [...]

Changes to US softwood lumber tariffs could revive many Canadian mills

Changes to softwood tariffs between the United States and Canada could help alleviate the Canada’s lumber shortage.   [...]

Canada calls for elimination of U.S. lumber duties after WTO ruling

Ottawa is calling on the U.S. to remove its countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada after a World [...]

WTO decision on softwood lumber cheered by Canada, denounced in US

The United States inappropriately applied countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, according to a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement [...]

N. American sawmills can’t keep up with current house construction demand; prices still on the rise

North American forest products manufacturers should put on their seat belts, as the latest housing market data indicates no stop [...]

WTO largely backs Canada in lumber complaint against U.S. tariffs

On Monday, August 24th, 2020, a three-person panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its latest report finding [...]

New record wood product prices boost shares for Canadian lumber producers

New record high prices for lumber and wood panel products thanks to continuing robust demand from renovation and new home [...]

Softwood lumber prices continue to rise further as North American housing starts break records

Softwood lumber prices just kept climbing last week as Canadian housing starts and home prices for July broke records. US [...]